Radiola 18 Reciever

RCA, Camden, New Jersey



walnut case, top hinges up, 3-stage TRF (tuned radio frequency), separate speaker (2007.1.18), all electric (no batteries), 6 tubes, pilot lamp in front, above tuner dial

Overall: 28 × 9 × 7 in. (71.1 × 22.9 × 17.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument

Research Area

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Radio

Not on view

Published References

1928 RCA Radiola service manual available at (1.07); Alan Douglas, Radio manufactureres of the 1920s (says Radiola if released May 1928, 250,000 produced, original price $115)


William Richmond Bradshaw, Dartmouth Class of 1933; given to the Dartmouth College Museum, 1962; transferred to Allen King, December 1982; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2007.

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