Bakelite Radio Dial

Bakelite Radio Dial

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The “Patented June 20 -1922 / Made in U.S.A.” inscription on this black Bakelite radio dial refers to Robert W. Tait, “Combined Knob and Dial for Radio Apparatus,” U.S. Patent 1,420,295 (June 20, 1922).
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Object Name
Bakelite Radio Dial
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 25 mm x 103 mm x 125 mm; in x 4 1/16 in x 4 15/16 in
overall: 1 in x 4 in x 5 in; 2.54 cm x 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Union Carbide Corporation
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