In Search Of — Radios

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You'll want to tune in for all the radios we found!

You’ll want to tune in for all the radios we found!

Welcome to the daily series “In Search Of”, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today, it’s all about “Radios” and we’ve got loads of them.

From the first broadcast in 1922 in Pittsburgh, radios became a lifeline of sorts for society. It provided entertainment, news and a way to connect to others across the world. Sure, radios don’t really hold the same importance in today’s culture as it did during the Fireside Chats by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944. That said, we love the history and the throwback to simpler times. Tune in to what radios we uncovered in today’s search.

Panasonic Record Player from Jersey City, New Jersey

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Photo: Krrb.com/morganjunction?auto=format

Play your hard earned collection of vinyl on this vintage record player. Since it’s portable, you can take your tunes with you.

Find it on Morgan Junction’s Corner. $100.

iHome Radio/Speaker System in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

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Photo: Krrb.com/8187?auto=format

If you’re fully immersed in the digital age, then this iHome will make a wonderful companion in your home. It’s light, compact and charges your iPod.

Find it on If You Make It’s Corner. $30.

FM/AM Radio in Upper East Side, Manhattan

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Photo: Krrb.com/32542?auto=format

This FM/AM radio has a classic look and clean lines. It can add a subtle pop of nostalgia to any nightstand.

Find it on Helen’s Corner. $10.

1952 Zenith Cobramatic Bakelite Record Player & AM in Flushing, Queens

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Photo: Krrb.com/34025?auto=format

If you’re a lover of all things Mid-Century, you can’t ignore the accents on this 1950s radio. We love that it also has a hidden record player in it.

Find it on Jarnsdorff Corner. $250.

Vintage AM/FM Stereo Console with Turntable

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Photo: Krrb.com/rick?auto=format

If you’re looking for a multi-talented music player that doubles as a gorgeous piece of furniture, look no further! This stereo console features a turntable, AM/FM radio and an 8 track player. Tell mom and dad not to get rid of those vintage tracks just yet.

Find it on Rick’s Corner. $75.

2x Turntables Mixer & Case in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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Photo: Krrb.com/14915?auto=format

This turntable would make a perfect gift for an aspiring DJ. It comes fully loaded with all the things a beginner would need to blast out the jams.

Find it on McPaulyB’s Corner. $600.

Vintage Gaytone Radio in Brooklyn, New York

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Photo: Krrb.com/25720?auto=format

This vintage radio is perfect working condition and would accent a nightstand or side table beautifully.

Find it on Erica’s Corner. $15

Antique Atwater Kent Tube Radio Floor Console in Brooklyn, New York

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Photo: Krrb.com/Velmavintage?auto=format

This floor console radio add the vintage element to a game room or movie room.

Find it on Lydia Rockett’s Corner. $800.

Portable 80’s Panasonic TV & AM/FM Radio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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Photo: Krrb.com/bitsy?auto=format

This little guy is a jack-of-all-trades radio. Paired with a 5-inch screen television on top, this AM/FM radio is perfect for those who can never decide what they want to do.

Find it on Bitsy’s Corner. $22.

 
  • Love the vinyl record player. I had one of these growing up. The evolution of how we experience music has been amazing yet nothing beats old school. The vintage FM/AM stereo would be nice if I had a house to put it in. The vintage 1950 radio is something I’d definitely own for my apartment or home any day. Really enjoy these piece :)

  • Marlena

    That 1952 radio currently in Flushing looks like a must-have. I have 3 antique phones: one is a rotary replica of an older phone, but the replica is from the 1920s; the other two are very old and are the ones that didn’t even have numbers (you would pick up and speak to the operator). The hidden record player is the real key part to that.

    I wish I had a living room and a den and could decorate one room in 1950s stuff. If that were the case–and if I were a rich person–I would buy that radio up in a heartbeat!