Vintage Radios Auction #2112

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Vintage Radio: Private Collection Auction

Every week Abbeys Auctions has a range of vintage and retro radios and other hi fi equiement in both the Weekly Estates Auctions and the Monthly Collectables & Classics Auctions. We are now very excited to run a special auction of over 200 Vintage Radios from a single private collector.

The Full Catalogue is online now for viewing and bidding.

Some notable pieces include:

  • AWA The Fisk Radiola mantle radio in Empire State walnut Bakelite case. Has 4 knobs and the original Bakelite back, the dial needs straightening. A design icon.
  • Airline Miracle mantle radio in Art Deco cream Bakelite case (hairline cracks) with 6 preset station buttons
  • Ecko (Ediswan-Ekco) mantle radio in brown Bakelite case with grey and burgundy knobs
  • Wards Airline mantle radio in black and green painted Bakelite case. Original label on underside of base
  • De Wald mantle radio in Art Deco coffee coloured Bakelite case (cracked)and lyre shaped grill
  • Westinghouse Little Jewel ‘Refrigerator’ radio, brown Bakelite case with 2 white knobs and folding handle
  • Crosley Collectors Edition reproduction Art Deco radio with AM, FM and tape player
  • Healing Golden Voice ‘Scales’ mantle radio in mottled brown Bakelite case. Crack and repair to the back
  • Electrosound Art Deco mantle radio. Burgundy metal case, rounded on the left side, with 2 chrome rails over the speaker.
  • Peter Pan Art Deco mantle radio. Cream Bakelite case with a central vertical dial and 4 matching knobs. Brand label missing.
  • Charlie McCarthy Majestic mantle radio in ivory painted Bakelite case, with original painted lead figure of the famous ventriloquist doll. Model no.1.


Please contact us by calling 9898 2118 to request a facetime or similar viewing of items of interest, or use our online form to request a condition report.

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The cost to carefully pack and send your items will be a flat fee of $20 per lot, sent via Australia Post with signature on delivery.
Insurance is calculated at an additional $10 for every $500 (see table below)

Order Value Standard Postage per order Insurance Total – Postage + Insurance
< $500 $20 $0 $20
$501 – $1000 $20 $10 $30
$1001 – $1500 $20 $20 $40
$1501 – $2000 $20 $30 $50
$2001 – $2500 $20 $40 $60
$2501 – $3000 $20 $50 $70

International: Please discuss your postage and insurance costs with our team. We recommend the FedEx shipping calculator to help with an estimate.  We ship from Burwood VIC 3106, Australia. Dimensions and weight of items can be provided on request.


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If you would like to discuss your items with an expert, please please fill out the form here and we would be pleased to provide you with further details and an auction estimate for your pieces.


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80-86 Highbury Road, Burwood VIC 3125
Burwood, Victoria 3128 Australia
+61 3 98982118