"God Bless America!" WWII radio toy
Cardboard, plastic, and metal
Overall: 2 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (5.1 x 8.3 x 5.4 cm)
Box radio with victory imagery and directions, attached listening tape strung through bottom hole with paper attachment "Press on/ Staple".
Top: GOD BLESS AMERICA!
Side: TALK A BOX / DIRECTIONS / Hold box firmly with front facing/ listener. Do not let fingers touch/ back or front sides./ Pull paper/ tab along/ talking tape while pressing/ on the staple to produce a/ loud, clear voice./ to avoid breaking tape, do not crease or bend it sharply, when/ using it or winding tape around the box.
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Patent No. 2164663 and Pats. Pending Cop 1940 H. Fishlove & Co., Chicago, U.S.A.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.