Sunflower Yellow Country Cottage 1940 Motorola 55x15 Tube AM Radio Original Factory Decals Such A Quaint Design!
DESCRIPTION: The flowers on this wood cabinet antique radio are not painted on by a previous owner. Original Motorola factory decals. Yes, it came this way from the factory! This was made in the 1940s not the 1840s! Vintage wood tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Motorola in 1940 in excellent+ physical and working condition. Usually, surviving examples of this model has suffered much more paint loss over the years. This particular example has the least amount of paint loss I have ever seen. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Wood cabinet is in excellent plus structural condition no seams no peeling veneer no cracks. Original factory yellow paint is in excellent plus condition. Normally, this model suffers from paint loss on top due to heat, moisture, and age. Not this one. No repaint, no over spray, no tough up needed. This model also came in green and white. The cloth grill is factory original with no rips, holes, stains, or funny smells. Motorola label on front tuning glass is in excellent condition with no flaking or rub off. The knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The clear tuning glass is securely attached no cracks or scratches. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping no sticky spots. Tuning dial light works and lights brightly! Replaced with warm white LED so it will probably never need to be replaced. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. Backing board is in near mint condition with crisp square corners and clear print. The power cord and plug were replaced and are new with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. No missing factory labels. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
COLOR: Painted yellow with factory flower decals
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DIMENSIONS: 11.5" x 6.5" x 7" (l x w x h)
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier