We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
RCA Radiola III & Balanced Amp
This is an early 2 component set from 1922. It consists of a Radiola III Type R1 and a Balanced Amplifier type AF. The sets was manufactured by RCA in 1924. Like many radios of the time, the Radiola III was designed for use with headphones. To the left of the faceplate you can see two small holes where the headset would be plugged in... $600