1929 BOSCH " HIGHBOY" CONSOLE RADIO-EXCELLENT COND.
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FOR SALE IS A RARE 1929 BOSCH " HIGHBOY" CONSOLE RADIO-EXCELLENT CONDITION REFRESHED WITH SEVERAL NEW CAPACITORS, ALL CONTROLS AND TUBE SOCKETS HAVE BEEN FLUSHED AND CLEANED. CHASSIS HAS BEEN CLEANED. CABINET IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, NO MAJOR DINGS OR DAMAGE.WE HAVE A LARGE RADIO COLLECTION BUT THIS IS ONE OF THE NICEST WE HAVE SEEN, MUSEUM QUALITY . 100% ORIGINAL ELECTRONICS ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, RADIO SOUNDS GREAT. MODEL 48AA, SERIAL NO. 62177 RADIO MADE BY BOSCH MAGNETO CORP OF SPRINGFIELD MASS CABINET MADE BY SAGINAW FURNITURE SHOPS OF SAGINAW MICH. 54 INCHES TALL-28 INCHES WIDE SOME BOSCH HISTORY:In 1929, Bosch achieved its true breakthrough in the production of radio parts when a contract was signed by Robert Bosch AG in Stuttgart and Bosch Magneto Corporation of Springfield, Massachusetts, in the United States. The American company was actually a former Bosch subsidiary that, together with the "Bosch" name, was expropriated after the First World War. In the contract, Robert Bosch AG not only reached an agreement on the use of the company name but also on coordinating the exchange of production know-how. The American company had been working on radio equipment for years. The German company could now use this knowledge and build on it.
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