General Radio Vintage 50's

General Radio

Living room radios, 1950s

ref. 1310

Very nice radio from the 50's from the brand General Radio! Let yourself be seduced by this wooden model in dark colour!

patina

traces of life

450 x 280 x 230 mm

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Brand : General Radio

The General Radio brand was founded in the 1930s and has developed almost 150 devices.

What happened in the 1930s?
The inter-war period was a pivotal time for the French and international music scene, witnessing a change. In the early 1930s, Josephine Baker and Lucienne Boyer were singing love songs, sprinkled with emotion, and black in tone. Whereas on the late 30s scene, the tone was more joyful and light, as with Maurice Chevalier's Y'a d'la joie.

Combine beauty and technology

Witnesses of our history, our radios from the 30s to the 60s will find their place in a chic, modern or vintage living room.

They represent the know-how of Absolument, the most unique connected speakers in the world combining design and audiophile sound quality thanks to the performance of Focal speakers and its 50W analog amplifier allowing to retranscribe the sound of tube amplifiers while benefiting from a modern dynamism.

In order to keep the charm of these old sets, we integrate backlighting bulbs on the dial, and we keep the original volume knob, allowing you to travel in time with each music.

Patina:

Normal wear and tear: the set is in good overall condition, may have small time related marks but not very visible or visible up close.

Traces of life: the set may have traces of time, scratches or marks visible at 30 cm.

50w analogue amplifier (class A/B)

All our radios are equipped with a 50 W analogue amplifier, allowing the sound of tube amplifiers to be reproduced with modern dynamics.

Focal loudspeaker

All our radios are equipped with Focal Performance Coaxial 120W loudspeakers, a world reference in the high fidelity sector.

Bluetooth 5.0 aptX

We install a Bluetooth 5.0 system so you can freely listen to all your favourite music from your phone, computer or tablet on your vintage A.bsolutely radio!

3.5mm jack input

The jack allows you to connect any compatible device (turntable, CD player, ipod...) to your radio. You can then broadcast your music via your A.bsolument radio.

RCA output

You can connect a subwoofer via the RCA socket. Enjoy music with an even higher sound quality and deeper bass.

Backlighting of the display

When restoring your set we make sure to install backlighting bulbs on your dial so that your radio lights up when you turn it on!

Original functional On/Off button

In order to keep the charm of the old, we make sure to keep as many of the original elements as possible. Therefore the original button is configured to turn the radio on and off and also to adjust the volume!

Focal & A.bsolument

Focal speaker installed in vintage radios a.bsolutely

A.bsolument has chosen to equip its radios with Focal loudspeakers, the market leader in high-fidelity, for over 40 years.
All our radios are labelled "Focal Inside", a guarantee of quality and know-how!

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Born from a passion for music, new technologies and vintage, the company A.bsolument has taken up the challenge of modernising the old radios of our grandparents.

Modernised vintage radio photographed by Théo Gosselin

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