Fada 53 radio, circa 1938, yellow case and knobs with green louvered grille. Height 15 cm x. Width 22 cm x. Depth 13.5 cm . Literature: See Sideli John Classic Plastic Radios of the 1930s and 1940s, New York 1990 p. 64 for similar example.
circa. A Latin term meaning 'about', often used in the antique trade to give an approximate date for the piece, usually considered to be five years on either side of the circa year. Thus, circa 1900 means the piece was made about 1900, probably between 1895 and 1905. The expression is sometimes abbreviated to c.1900.
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