Zenith Model 12-U-158, 1937.  This console features 12 tubes, a huge over-sized black dial, the Zenith bee-hive shaped acoustic adapter behind the 12-inch auditorium speaker, and ultra short-wave tuning as notated by the U in the model number.  There were different dials produced for this model.  One version has the Zenith logo printed on dial. This radio has the Zenith Logo screen printed on the glass which is the more rare version.  $149.95 was the original price for this fabulous Zenith console.

 

 
 
 
 
 

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