Wenge Brown Bakelite 1951 RCA Victor Model X551 Vacuum Tube Radio Looks and Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: This RCA design looks like what it's intended to do. Make sound! Vintage 1950 tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by RCA in excellent working and physical condition. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Original factory molded brown Bakelite. Not repainted. No over spray no touch up. None needed. All original factory metal trim pieces are in excellent condition with no rust no tarnish and all securely attached. Bottom ball feet are a nice touch and securely attached. This radio picks up AM stations real clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Dial light works and lights up power indicator. The knobs of this vintage tube radio are original and securely attached. The capacitors 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. Brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized polarized plug has no cracks, or splits. Original backing board is intact in excellent condition. Top right fatigued backing board corner has been re-glued. Bottom factory labels is mostly there and legible. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: brown and silver
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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