This 1953 Zenith Radio Ad Is Beautiful

I don’t think I need to say anything else about this stunning ad specimen for the Zenith Super De Luxe clock radio, from a 1953 issue of Look magazine.

1953 Zenith radio ad

Let’s take a close look at that main picture, shall we? Just click to embiggen:

1953 Zenith radio ad

 

Yup, that’s the coolest thing I’ve seen all day. And I love the color choices, like French Green and Scotch Grey. Here’s a current photo of one of these De Luxe bakelite beauties on sale on eBay (clock works, radio doesn’t) for $40.

1950s Zenith Super De Luxe clock radio

One Comment

  • Max Power

    That’s a nice clock. And it better be, considering its cost
    $49.95 in 1953 has the same buying power as $435.47 in 2013

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