Tom Thumb Radio Camera Combination. Vintage Rare 1948. Seriously Cool Collectibl For Sale
Rare Vintage Antique Collectible
Tom Thumb Camera Radio
Cool Combination Camera with Tube Radio
This must have been the coolest thing on a hot beach in the summer of 1948!
Must have for any serious radio or unusual or spy camera collection. Excellent conversation piece.
Made by Automatic Radio Mfg. Co., Boston, Mass in the late 1940s; wood-body, finished in red and grey, fitted with a plastic TLR novelty camera and portable tube radio (4 tubes).
Uses two types of dry batteries 1.5 & 67.5 volts (not included, but I understand still available--search over thenet)
Size WHD /
Google this camera/radio and check out radiomuseum.org for more information about thisamazing contraption.
PLEASE SEE THE OTHER Camera/Radio Combination currently listed under my other items (The G.E.C. Transistomatic which revived this idea in 1964).
- PLEASE SEE & INSPECT ALL PHOTOGRAPHS BEFORE offerDING. PHOTOS ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION OF THE CONDITION.
- Article comes from a smoke free home.
- If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to ask before offerding.
Good used condition. The body is complete and not missing any parts. The strap is present. There is some loss of paint and scuff marks here and thereon the body as seen in the photos.
Shutter on camera is working. The radio should work, but I have never tried it since I do not have the required batteries. I will be selling it AS-IS without warranty that the radio works (even though I believeit should work).
- This is a heavy item for shipping, so it is being sold AS-IS. No returns accepted.
- Payment is expected via Paypal within 3 days of the close of the sale.If you think you are unable to pay within 3 days of the close of the sale please contact me in advance to make alternative arrangement before offerding.
- Shipping Method: through Priority Mail only with tracking and delivery confirmation. Vintage photographica like this deserves to be shipped reliably.
- International Buyers – Please Note: Import duties, taxes& charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying.
Please add me to your list of favorite sellers as I will be listing more cameras from my personal collection over the coming months.
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