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 Post subject: Can you identify this G.E. console?
PostPosted: Dec Sun 09, 2018 11:27 pm 
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Looks like from 1937 to 1939, but I don't have a model number. Any ideas? Thanks.

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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
PostPosted: Dec Mon 10, 2018 12:08 am 
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Looks like a G75

https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/general_el_g75.html

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PostPosted: Dec Mon 10, 2018 12:10 am 
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I've never seen that model before, but I must say, the stark streamline-modern styling is appealing.


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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
PostPosted: Dec Mon 10, 2018 12:14 am 
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Very cool!


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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
PostPosted: Dec Mon 10, 2018 12:16 am 
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That's it, Steve-a G75.
And Decojoe, I agree with you. The chassis isn't anything to write home about, but that cabinet has some definite appeal!

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PostPosted: Dec Mon 10, 2018 12:17 am 
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Looks pretty bland to me , I'm sure GE sold some of those but probably not many. Many sets out there during that time to choose from for about the price of that, where much better lookin, I'm just given my 2 cents worth of hot air.


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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
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Reminds me a bit of these two. Howard 418 and Zenith 9-S-367.

At least its along the same lines.

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Looks pretty bland to me , I'm sure GE sold some of those but probably not many. Many sets out there during that time to choose from for about the price of that, where much better lookin, I'm just given my 2 cents worth of hot air.( Moderator please delete this second post of same. )


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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
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Fred, if nothing else, you can select edit, and make a different text in your last one. Looks kinda like a wooden fridge or something.


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Late '30's streamline-modern styling had those styling touches - smooth expanses, curves, and fins. All the sets shown are great examples. It may look odd today, but the GE is a good example of that type of art-deco styling. It would've been a very chic addition to the home in it's day.


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decojoe67 wrote:
Late '30's streamline-modern styling had those styling touches - smooth expanses, curves, and fins. All the sets shown are great examples. It may look odd today, but the GE is a good example of that type of art-deco styling. It would've been a very chic addition to the home in it's day.



GE was actually quite a style leader in the "Moderne" movement. Made a lot of very stylish sets but most are ignored by radio collectors because they dont have a huge black round dial....
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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
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Including their Radioforte, which lacks a dial. Craig


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 Post subject: Re: Can you identify this G.E. console?
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Looks like another one of those consoles in name only where an ordinary table set ( this one has 7 tubes ) was stuck in a console sized cabinet. Its definitely unusual looking. But it looks hacked together.


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