Parlor Ivory Vintage 1940 RCA Victor 12X2 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Sweet and Swanky!
DESCRIPTION: Gorgeous Bakelite vintage tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1940 excellent+ working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. The Bakelite cabinet on this vintage radio is in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, or major scratches anywhere on the cabinet. No repairs, none needed. Factory painted ivory is original glossy minor dings due to normal wear and tear. No major paint loss due to scratching, flaking or corrosion. This radio is over 75 years old! The original Plaskon knobs are in excellent condition. The tuning dial glass is in excellent condition no cracks, no yellowing, no flaking of letters or numbers. Tuning dial display backing is original blue color which is less common than red, gold or white of the period. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Dial light lights brightly! 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 have been tested and 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. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. 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.
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 6" 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: 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