Streamlined Swirly Brown Art Deco Bakelite Admiral Model 398-6M Vacuum Tube AM Radio Killer Reception So Gorgeous!
DESCRIPTION: Original, original, original. Tabletop tube AM radio alarm manufactured by Admiral in 1938 excellent+ working and physical condition. Factory original molded Bakelite cabinet with curvaceous streamlined look like a Loewy locomotive with Art Deco dial and knob area styling. Stunning! Bakelite cabinet is in excellent condition. No cracks. No chips. No major scratches. No broken grill vanes. Bakelite has blended tones of dark and lighter brown with swirly marbled effect. So lovely! The original knobs are in excellent condition securely attached no cracks. The tuning dial works fine smooth no slipping no sticky spots. Picks up stations loudly and clearly. with great sensitivity. This radio picks up every station in my local area. No other radio I've come across picks up as many radio stations in my area as clearly or as loudly. This radio is the gold standard for reception. Dial light works and lights brightly. Push buttons work. The composite back is original with a few broken tabs but securely attached. Hey, it's not missing. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced, This radio has another 50 years of playing time! The replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits no fraying. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 7" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown swirly Bakelite
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Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier