That's because a world of technical skill and years of engineering experience are written into this story...from the first chapter on design to the final chapter, plastics. 13,564 unique identified antique radios, plus amateur radio gear, vintage audio, and test equipment! So a 10-136 was a table model new for 1950.

In 1952 (model year) Crosley had a new approach, using letter prefixes and color letter suffixes.

D-25BE=
D=1952
25=clock-radio
BE= blue


E-90GY

E=1953
90= clock-radio
GY=Gray


etc. Small tuning knob for Crosley Dynatrol radio (item k61) » details. Very cool collectible and features a black leather book like casing. And it had to be different ...a product that would appeal to more people, thereby increasing the Crosley market potential. W 13 in. 4.5 out of 5 stars 50. Starting Price $25. Radio Attic's Archives - Now with 13,564 Identified Antique Radios! Sorry Syl, that's wrong.

11=1951 model year. The (2) colors I've seen discrepencies in (on US made as well) is metallic blue and chartruse.

I own (3) D-25BE's. I've seen some original very dark blue and if I remember right a lighter shade of blue, but all labled as D-25BE.

I've seen a E-15CE (chartruese) that you swear was a totally different color (almost yellow).

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Clock-radios, the original form of multi-tasking!, A question about 1950s Crosley clock radios. The result is the classic face of the VIP. The overall design is reminiscent of a lunchbox. Cabinet colors of rich blue, maroon, green, etc. I read you only see the green in "perfect light". Only 4 left in stock - order soon. 10=1950. Styled like a 1950's automobile, this beauty features enough color and chrome … I used to own a nice maroon colored D25MN--but sold it. Moffats LTD, was a Crosley distributor (maker as well?) Vintage 1950s Crosley Bakelite 11-103U Red Orange Bullseye Radio Works! The attraction is only natural. etc.

If you need more info, I'm quite the Crosley person, I even sent Marty Bunis a sample color wheel of the Crosley "rainbow" at the time he was doing the collector books.


, Sorry, Syl, perhaps I was too brash.

There were differnces. With this in mind Crosley envisioned a clock-radio with the emphasis on CLOCK. Denver, PA, USA. and there were differences. Measurements: 7 x 4.5 x 1.75 Condition: Good vintage- was told by the owner that it works, it just needs the correct vintage batteries. The '52 "D" line had:

Chartruese
Metallic Blue
Maroon
Delux White (that's how the spelled "deluxe")
Metallic Green
Tan

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Clock-radios, the original form of multi-tasking!. They took this germ of an idea to the Carl Reynolds Co. of Detroit, industrial designers. Sumatra Green is the offical name. Have you or anyone else? All these years, Crosley has been taking credit, for the unique collector radios and clocks! ... crosley radio … Crosley, assembled the radios with an enclosure, designed and created by someone else. Crosley made this this model in several colors to match your home colors and decor in every room: White, Maroon, Chartreuse, Black, Light Green and Aqua. 1950's Crosley Radio Corp. The VIP story of page 2 indicates the following: New to the clock-radio field is a unit that looks more like a clock then a radio...sounds more like a large radio than a small one...look's as good in an office as it does in a bedroom. Crosley's Corsair clock radio with CD player is not only functional, but fabulous. 1950-1959 Crosley - USA 1952 Sales Brochure 1954 Sales Brochure 1956 Sales Brochure [need photo] 1950 - (10-419MU) 12" console, wood (mahogany) Antique Radio Parts & Repairs. See Sold Price 7 bids. This 1950 edition looks pretty darn good, although the seller mentions a few flaws. I can't recollect ever seeing another brown one. It is a model 11-125U. Battery operated, it is made of durable plastic, and a handle assists in carrying the set. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. So a 10-136 was a table model new for 1950.

In 1952 (model year) Crosley had a new approach, using letter prefixes and color letter suffixes.

D-25BE=
D=1952
25=clock-radio
BE= blue


E-90GY

E=1953
90= clock-radio
GY=Gray


etc. Vintage Stereos Old School 2-Channel, Audio Vintage & Used / Second-hand home Audio equipment, Components. Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies. An Aqua 1950's Crosley Retro "Color Radio" in beautiful completely restored condition. Free shipping on selected items. Our radios won't disappoint on quality of sound or eye appeal.

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Clock-radios, the original form of multi-tasking!, Well, the "metalic green" one I have looks more greyish-green to me.

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Joe Gray, quote:


Originally posted by Dr. Radio:
Sorry, Syl, perhaps I was too brash.
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The original "dashboards" from '51 had the same basic colors, except the hard to find ebony color. Actually they assembled them and the real design credit needs to go to the source i.e. | Browse our daily deals for even more savings! But the style is what really sells these radios. Product Details. $99.95 $ 99. This is a set that was sold in Canada, so the color code is not added to the model number - simply says D-25. At the forefront of the Vinyl Revolution, we at Crosley Radio have our roots planted in the history of analog music players, but we also keep our eyes turned to the future progression of sound. "Date" is the date that the bulletin was issued, not the year of the radio. It is a model 11-125U. Get the best deal for Crosley Collectible Tube Radios (1950-1959) from the largest online selection at eBay.com. Were colors offered in Canada the same as U.S. models?

Thanks,
Ron

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, Syl--

In regards to the "ebony" model. This web site includes the original classic wood radios, antique wood radios of 1920s and 1930s not the 1940s or 1950s since wood became, … Previous to the letter designations, Crosley used numbering to indicate model years. D 8 in. Automotive entrepreneur Powel Crosley built his first radio in 1920, as an alternative to buying a high-priced ($135) receiver for his son. Sell a Similar Item. You'll find new or used products in Crosley Vintage Radios on eBay. Go back and find the past in this 1950s payphone from Crosley, reproduced down to the rotary-style push buttons. etc.

If you need more info, I'm quite the Crosley person, I even sent Marty Bunis a sample color wheel of the Crosley "rainbow" at the time he was doing the collector books.


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Clock-radios, the original form of multi-tasking!, quote:


Originally posted by Dr. Radio:
Sorry Syl, that's wrong.

11=1951 model year. What is the difference between the "11" series and the "D" series -- beside the year?
Thanks,
Art

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Originally posted by Art Hoch:
I uploaded a picture to the Photo section (in the Crosleys) of a pretty blue Crosley clock radio I found just recently. Previous to the letter designations, Crosley used numbering to indicate model years. Amplify Your Style. Product Details. crosley radio bluetooth speaker crosley portable radio crosby radios crosley mockingbird crosley radio vintage radio ← Previous; 1; 2; 3... 20; Next → Need help? Almost a gun-metal grey-blue if that makes sense. More Buying Choices $76.45 (4 new offers) Crosley CR704D-PA Musician 3-Speed Turntable with Radio, Cd/Cassette Player, Aux-in and Bluetooth, Paprika. In a 1951 review, McCahill praised the Hot Shot in Mechanix Illustrated , calling Crosley’s “mechanized roller skate” a great American sports car. Crosley, outsourcing there enclosure designs, then taking all credit and most of the profit is exposed by, industry only magazine, article below. Shop eBay for great deals on Crosley Vintage Radios.

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If it glows in the dark and heats up the house, it's MY kind of radio... How in the world is the blue 11-125U I bought named "Sumatra Green" in 1951? A couple of scuffs on the book itself, and the gilt All the exact same beautiful shad of metallic blue. 95. Shop our cool modern radios inspired by old school vintage styling. There are many that absolutely swear it is BLUE. In addition to radios, Crosley manufactured automobiles and household appliances. Old Antique Wood Crosley Vintage Tube Radio -Restored Working Art Deco Table Top It's the Crosley VIP, a new departure in design and engineering, but an old standby-plastics-is the chosen material for the housing of this important new product. Below is a copy of the Plastics Progress magazine article that on pg.2 exposes this fact, plus the son of Carl Reynolds (Neil Reynolds) has contacted nucow.com, and furnished this article in order to finally help expose the truth! The following sources provide parts, information, and repair services for getting your antique radio, TV, or phono back on the road. Pick up one of these vintage style, modern telephones from Crosley. Beautiful example of this mid-century radio. From our stylish line of record players, to our newest series of high fidelity turntables, we’re working to bring new life to a classic medium. vintage Crosley MAGIC MOOD Book Radio. This also is excellent and copied by many other company's. So a 10-136 was a table model new for 1950.

In 1952 (model year) Crosley had a new approach, using letter prefixes and color letter suffixes.

D-25BE=
D=1952
25=clock-radio
BE= blue


E-90GY

E=1953
90= clock-radio… Amazon's Choice for crosley retro radio. FREE Shipping by Amazon. Suggestion of radio design were kept to a minimum. I used to own a nice maroon colored D25MN--but sold it. Previous to the letter designations, Crosley used numbering to indicate model years. As a boy Neil Reynolds spend many hours in his dad's engineering lab observing these unique designs being created! 1950'S Art Deco "Dashboard" Tube Electronic Am Radio By, Crosley H 7.25 in. "Bulletin" denotes the Crosley service bulletin number. See Policy for Shipping. Crosley 10-137 (1950) THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD! I've even seen variations in US models. Even radio control knobs are located at the side of the unit. 1950's Crosley D-25 Dashboard Radio. 95 $69.95 $69.95. Price: $15.00. 4.6 out of 5 stars 270. By the time the Hotshot came out, Crosley Motors was an experienced builder of small cars dating back to the 1930s. | Free shipping on many items! The Carl Reynolds Co. of Detroit Michigan. 1945 - 1956 Crosley Radio Data (337kB) This data was taken directly from Crosley service supplements. 1950s Mid-Century Modern Electronic Alarm Clock and Radio by, Crosley This level of antique radios also considered antique vintage radios are now even considered classic wooden radios. Crosley hired the Carl Reynolds Co. to do all the enclosure designs and then had Chicago Mold Co. make the injection molds and produce the bakelite Carl Reynolds Co. wonderful artwork cabinet designs! No, it was painted, a beautiful black--a classy looking radio.

Ron-

There were differences in colors. Crosley electronic engineers did design the electronic tube chassis. 1-16 of 628 results for "vintage crosley radio" Related searches. The preface begins something like this: In an effort to meet the strong competition developing in the clock-radio field, the Crosley organization decided on a fresh approach. 10=1950. The Radio Attic's Archives are the internet's best resource for identifying antique radios. Shop; Support; ... Crosley 1950S PAYPHONE 1950S PAYPHONE $ 89.95. He then went on to produce several low-priced, attractive models, and by 1922, Crosley was wealthy and his company was the largest radio manufacturer in the world. No mere face lifting job was enough-complete redesign and re-engineered chassis for the Crosley clock-radio was the goal. Crosley CR31D Companion Retro Am/FM Tabletop Radio with Bluetooth Receiver, Walnut. Crosley 1950S PAYPHONE 1950S PAYPHONE $ 89.95. What is the difference between the "11" series and the "D" series -- beside the year?
Thanks,
Art


, Sorry Syl, that's wrong.

11=1951 model year. Crosley Solo AM/FM Radio CR3003A. View Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies. Because of Canadian manufacturing, I'm sure they used Canadian paint suppliers, this would definitely be a factor. Radios for the home were often showpieces--examples of the most current and fashionable design--but the focus of this radio is portability and durability. I've always attributed it to paint "batches", perhaps they specified the "same" color from 2 different suppliers but ended up different. Where as the same model in Canda, built in Canada would just a "5F" on the model tag.

I have seen them both ways (US model numbering on Canada made)

The original "dashboards" from '51 had the same basic colors, except the hard to find ebony color. For example in the USA, you had a model F-5CE (F=1954, 5=table radio, and CE=Chartruese). Unlike the many stories involving new products, the VIP story can be told in three short chapters. FREE Shipping. Dan Morphy Auctions. Designs Finally Revealed As Carl Reynolds Co. 1950's Crosley Radio Design Facts Finally Revealed Most people believe that Crosley Radio Corp designed and manufactured all there classic 1950's dashboard radios entirely themselves. The Farm-O-Road was made by Crosley, a company that most of us know for their equally-cute little cars, pickups, sports cars, and station wagons, and, of course, their radios. Crosley Alarm Clock Radio (circa 1950s) $79.50 (Sold Apr 2005) Crosley B548A (1939) $189.00 (Sold Jun 2006) Crosley B548A (1939) $225.00 (Sold Mar 2010) Crosley B2465 (1946) $110.00 (Sold Mar 2007) Crosley Band Master $249.00 (Sold Dec 2009) Crosley "Battery Fiver" Tombstone (1937) $250.00 (Sold May 2018) Crosley Bullseye (1951) $300.00 (Sold Jan 2014) I'm not sure what official color your "brown" should be. Crosley E15 knob. When most phones are smaller than an envelope, it's nice to remember the days of colorful phone booths and the jingle of dropping coins dropping in. This radio is an icon from the 1950's with an automotive inspired design. Must give Crosley management credit for finding such a great design company though! Antique Radio Forums Index » Category » Antique Radio Discussions, Users browsing this forum: Majestic-12 [Bot], Radioroslyn, Sid47 and 40 guests, I uploaded a picture to the Photo section (in the Crosleys) of a pretty blue Crosley clock radio I found just recently. Available in Buffalo, New York and here on eBay , the bidding has reached $3.950 with the reserve still dangling. $56.95 $ 56. Estimate $100 - $200 Apr 04, 2015. Most people believe that Crosley Radio Corp designed and manufactured all there classic 1950's dashboard radios entirely themselves. Ships from Denver, PA, United States. Most commonly-needed parts, such as tubes and capacitors, are still cheap and plentiful. In 1950, Crosley upped the ante yet again with the introduction of the Hot Shot Super Sports roadster and critics like the famed car-tester Tom McCahill were impressed. Crosley model 10-137. Though the VIP design tends toward simplicity and stately good looks, the clock bezel is trimmed in brilliant mar-resistant brass. I don't think the color shifted.
Art

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, Art,

You are NOT alone. The '52 "D" line had:

Chartruese
Metallic Blue
Maroon
Delux White (that's how the spelled "deluxe")
Metallic Green
Tan


, Dr. Radio,

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