Gothic Cathedral 1933 Kadette Model H Vacuum Tube AM Radio Beetle Plastic Absolutely Heavenly!
DESCRIPTION: If the Bible had pictures of radios, they would probably look like this. Vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Kadette in 1933-1934 time frame in excellent physical condition. Molded in beetle plastic, a urea based plastic, and has a wonderful 3D marble-ized look with white, brown, and green highlights. No cracks or major scratches which is rare. There is a small chip to the back panel upper left corner screw hole. Missing center diamond logo. No signs of previous repairs. Original grill cloth is in excellent condition evenly yellowed with age but with no rips, no seams, no separation, no water stains. The tuning dial works fine and smooth. No electronic repairs have been performed. All original paper and wax capacitors have been left in original state. The original cloth power cord and plug are are in frazzled condition but no cracks, electrical tape, or exposed wire. The radio has been not been cleaned and inspected. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
ELECTRONIC REPAIRS: This is a non working radio. None of the original components have been replaced in order to maintain 100% originality. No electronic repairs have been performed on this radio. For no additional charge, buyer can request electronic repair and restoration after order has been placed.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 7" x 5" x 10" (l x w x h)
COLOR: White, brown marble-ized with green Flecks
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: Not offered
ADD Amazon Echo Dot™: Not offeredProduct: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: beetle plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier