Fada "Streamliner" Bakelite Radios, were one of the first consumer goods to be made in plastic. Fada was one of over 600 manufacturers of radios in the 1930s through the late 1950s. Major industrial designers were hired to design these popular products, and most Americans owned multiple radios. Fada Radios were some of the most desireable examples to have when collecting radios became popular decades later. This example was one of the most popular. It was made in the 1940s and butterscotch was a very poular color.
This is another example of a Fada Radio. It was made in 1946, and it is another model popular with Bakelite radio collectors.