@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #retro

Think back to a time when families would gather around the radio to hear the news, weather, and their favorite radio programs... #RadioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #design

This image was posted on May 14, 2018.

Described by Fortune magazine in 1936 as “the gaudy brother of somber Bakelite,” Catalin, the trade name for a cast-phenolic plastic made in a variety of brilliant colors, was first used to make smaller items such as bracelets, chess pieces, and buckles... #RadioSFO #Catalin #plastics #Bakelite #resin #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #normanbelgeddes #modernism #design

This image was posted on May 10, 2018.

Described by Fortune magazine in 1936 as “the gaudy brother of somber Bakelite,” Catalin, the trade name for a cast-phenolic plastic made in a variety of brilliant colors, was first used to make smaller items such as bracelets, chess pieces, and buckles... #RadioSFO #Catalin #plastics #Bakelite #resin #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #normanbelgeddes #modernism #design

This image was posted on May 10, 2018.

Described by Fortune magazine in 1936 as “the gaudy brother of somber Bakelite,” Catalin, the trade name for a cast-phenolic plastic made in a variety of brilliant colors, was first used to make smaller items such as bracelets, chess pieces, and buckles... #RadioSFO #Catalin #plastics #Bakelite #resin #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #normanbelgeddes #modernism #design

This image was posted on May 10, 2018.

Described by Fortune magazine in 1936 as “the gaudy brother of somber Bakelite,” Catalin, the trade name for a cast-phenolic plastic made in a variety of brilliant colors, was first used to make smaller items such as bracelets, chess pieces, and buckles... #RadioSFO #Catalin #plastics #Bakelite #resin #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #normanbelgeddes #modernism #design

This image was posted on May 10, 2018.

The Remler Company manufactured radio receivers in downtown San Francisco for more than three decades... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #SFHistory

This image was posted on May 01, 2018.

The Remler Company manufactured radio receivers in downtown San Francisco for more than three decades... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #SFHistory

This image was posted on May 01, 2018.

The Remler Company manufactured radio receivers in downtown San Francisco for more than three decades... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #SFHistory

This image was posted on May 01, 2018.

The Remler Company manufactured radio receivers in downtown San Francisco for more than three decades... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #SFHistory

This image was posted on May 01, 2018.

Bakelite was the first plastic used to make radio cases, allowing for sleek, modern designs not possible with wooden construction... #ontheradio #radioSFO #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #bakelite #artdeco

This image was posted on April 12, 2018.

Crystal sets received radio signals during the earliest days of broadcasting... #ontheradio #radioSFO #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #bug #crystal

This image was posted on March 21, 2018.

Crystal sets received radio signals during the earliest days of broadcasting... #ontheradio #radioSFO #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #bug #crystal

This image was posted on March 21, 2018.