Northern Electric model 5308 "Midge"
Date: unknown - late '40s - early '50s?
AC/DC, 5 tubes, bakelite or plastic cabinet.
Won on an eBay auction October 18, 2002 for US$19.99 plus shipping.
(October 20) I haven't received it yet, so I don't know the exact condition.
I have seen others of this model in black and in yellow, all with ivory plastic knob and dial.
October 25, 2002 - Got it today. Hums but doesn't know any words. The brown is a paint, with a teeny bit of a bumpy surface, as if it was spray-painted with very light coats for a matte finish. Under the paint is the black plastic. I'm not sure yet if it's bakelite or plaskon, or what.
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