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Model C400, in mottled robin-egg blue beetle. A midget set that was made in various colors.
The US General Electric model
GD-500 is nearly identical,
only the volume and tuning knob were different and it did not have the small hood above
the tuning dial.
Advertising ashtrays put out by Canada General Electric for
Radiotron tubes (the base of the tubes say, "Made in Canada").
Red/green/black bakelite, marbled white/black, and spotted bakelite.
The model 5000 "Baby Champ" is referred to among collectors as the "Rainbow". It was made in Canada in 1947.
The cabinets had an attractive metallic shimmer from the variety of hammertone enamel finishes that were available; red, blue, green and gold.
White and an unpainted brown cabinets were also options.
Check out this 1947 advertisement from the Quebec Edition of Readers Digest (schematics)
Radio commercials have come a long way since the days of these classic models.
Today radio is still an important medium for advertisers.
Large title loan companies like TitleMax can reach a huge audience of potential customers through radio.
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