From 1914 to 2007, rare and unusual historical radio designs which have been patented at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Browse or select from a table, then scroll or zoom, share or print! Many famous and obscure companies are represented. Even individuals who patented their designs. Look for ancestors who were designers.
Enjoy for browsing, historical research, or to inspire replicas of expired designs!
Several patented art deco radio designs!
This app is sponsored by a patent attorney who loves design patents and old radios!
This app is also intended to inspire a hunt for remaining best specimens of these historic radio designs. While specimens of the Grebe designs may be easy to find, others may be extremely rare or no longer in existence. Reporting finds to us is encouraged!
Watch for future updates to this app -- especially as we incorporate special finds and collaboration features into this app!