Rectangular radio bearing four knobs, faced on front and top with etched, blue mirror glass. Streamline design includes five parallel horizontal metal sections that wrap from the proper left side of the radio to the fron; etched sections of glass complement the metalwork. Black painted wood cabinet. Rectangular dial at center. Radio label reads: Sparton/Jackson, Mich./Made in/U.S.A.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

"Sparton" radio

  • Sparton 558 Sled radio
Jackson, Michigan
Overall: 22.2 x 38.1 x 19.7 cm (8 3/4 x 15 x 7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mirror glass, metal, wood, electrical components
Accession Number
On view
John Axelrod Gallery (American Modern: The 1920s and 30s) - 326