Radio Kootwijk Netherlands Old radio station in nature park de Hoge Veluwe; used to make radio connection possible with the Netherlands Indies, now Indonesia, on the other side of the globe. Seen in the movie "Mindhunters"
This 1936 Zenith Radio with incredible art deco design that fits the is simple amazing. It does have the family-gather-round feel, but it does announce its presence and establish a context and that's a lot for a radio to do.
1939 Emerson Machine Age Ingraham cabinet with incredible protruding "Bullseye" and curved styling iattributed to designer Alexis de Sakhnoffsky responsible for the design of the incredible "Mae West".