Create Account

Enlarge Text
A A A

Radio

Radio broadcast receiving sets were first sold in New York City in 1910. They were used to pick up the experimental broadcasts of the day. The U.S. Navy controlled production of radios when the United States entered World War I in 1917 to prevent spies from accessing secret information. The first commercial radios were made by Westinghouse Company for listeners of the experimental shows on KDKA Pittsburgh in 1920. Collectors today are interested in all early radios, especially those made of Bakelite plastic or decorated with blue mirrors. Figural advertising radios and transistor radios are also collected. 

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2017-04-24T07:31:56.158Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 332186004994
                            [title] => Radio Flyer Antique Vintage Sleigh with Baby Seat - $50 (Babylon)
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37908
                                    [categoryName] => The Americas
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mpCpXxt9upk94e7D_S4egSQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=radio&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=332186004994
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 11702
                            [location] => Babylon,NY,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => FreePickup
                                    [shipToLocations] => None
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 40.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 40.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT5H5M25S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-17T12:38:21.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-24T12:37:21.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/332186004994_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 252866356056
                            [title] => Vintage Wooden Lions Head Pirates Treasure Chest Rustic  Jewelry Box With Radio
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 37943
                                    [categoryName] => Boxes
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/mDjD4HuaugDo5uZBfD4muTg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=radio&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=252866356056
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 80111
                            [location] => Englewood,CO,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 34.5
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 34.5
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT7H53M54S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-14T15:25:50.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-24T15:25:50.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/252866356056_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 232305124175
                            [title] => Induction Spark Coil Manhattan Electrical Wireless Radio Medical Pn. 717203 1902
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 361
                                    [categoryName] => Other Antique Science Equip
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/m0kUC7BwTegg8icXnOB5-6Q/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=radio&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=232305124175
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 48846
                            [location] => Ionia,MI,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 4.5
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 20.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 20.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT12H20M15S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-17T19:52:11.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-24T19:52:11.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/232305124175_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 201895670304
                            [title] => Original Steel Radio Flyer Cart Wheelbarrow Mid Century Modern Blue
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 4708
                                    [categoryName] => Garden
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/mHfMtFynYJ1UTtWxt5JGAdA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=radio&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=201895670304
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 67301
                            [location] => Independence,KS,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 35.0
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 175.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 175.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT19H2M10S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-18T02:34:06.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-25T02:34:06.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/201895670304_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 15
            [totalEntries] => 58
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=radio&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DRadio%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:radio
metakey:Radio
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
E.H. Scott Philharmonic
Category
Description
c.1930, Floor Model,
Year Priced
2009

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium