There isn’t much that shocks me anymore when it comes to 1940s kitsch. I grew up with a lot of it and saw even more when I prowled thrift stores. And there’s this … well, it looks like a drunken Atwater Kent wandered into a trophy shop and had a tryst with a loving cup.
Apparently, Abbotwares made a variety of horse radios, but my favorite is the Hula Girl radio, which is my new benchmark for horrifying yet fascinating decor.
Bidding on this item starts at $99.99. The vendor says it only pops and hums, but do you care?