Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s
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Talisman Radio by the Tesla company from the 1950s

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Iconic compact table top receiver in a streamlined design fondly referred to as the "moped tank" style, very reminiscent of the design language of renowned industrial designer Raymond Loewy. The radio was manufactured in Czechoslovakia. It has 3 knobs on the front panel that can be used to search for the station. The
large display shows which stations are available. There are different cities of the world and a regulator displayed.

The radio was manufactured by the Tesla company. Tesla was founded in 1921 under the name Elektra in Prague and specialized in tube manufacturing. After World War II, it was merged with 16 other companies to form a state-owned corporation that primarily supplied socialist countries under the Tesla name.
The model is called Talisman 308U and was produced from 1953-1958.

The radio is missing its back and has not been tested so is sold as an ornament.