radio, marketed under the White label, was marketed under at least
one other brand, Pearl Tone. It is typical of the 50s-60s transition
period. Rounded corners of the metal and smooth corners of the plastic
are characteristic of the late 50s.
The gold stripes are beautifully reverse painted, a technique of applying paint to the back side of a clear plastic coat. Not only does this process protect numerals and artwork, but it gives an attractive translucent sheen, reminescent of stained glass windows.