Estes Auctions sells radios at good prices


Estes Auctions of Medina, Ohio, held a radio auction Nov. 20 at the Expo Auction Center in Burbank, Ohio.

The radios, from The Deco Period of the 1930s, brought good prices.

Top-selling items included a Green Circle Grill Motorola Catalin at $4,000, RCA Golden Gate Bridge Radio for $1,800, Sparton Bluebird Glass Radio for $2,300, Sparton Sled Radio for $2,000, Addison Model 50 in red for $1,000, Zenith 12 Tube “Walton” Radio for $2,800, Burns Petal Horn Speaker for $500, Addison 5131 5E Catalin for $900, Emerson AU 190 Catalin Yellow for $900, Pioneer Scan Disc TV for $1,700, Nesco Type 143 WWI Receiver, $1,900, National Union Tube Advertising Clock for $475, RCA Tubes sign for $250, Troy 5x Glass Radio $2,000, Cord Glass Mermaid Radio for $1,200, Marantz 105 AMP for $1,700, pair of ARI Speakers for $1,400 and a McIntosh AMP for $900.

There were many other radios that sold in the $400 and $500 price range.

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