Vanilla Ivory Vintage 1946 Delco Model R1236 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Delco in 1946 in very good working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory ivory painted Bakelite. No over spray. Not touched up. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Original factory ivory paint has paint chips and dings throughout. Dial glass has a chip and crack.
KNOBS: Original matching ivory knobs securely attached. The original tuning dial works fine. Station preset push buttons work and do not pop off. Tone knob works and has high and low frequency settings.
LOGO: No missing logo. Delco decal on dial glass is intact and legible not flaking.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial Light works and lights brightly.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: The replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original backing board is intact securely attached.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 7" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 8 lbs 2 oz
COLOR: Ivory white
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier