WWII Era 1942 Philco Transitone Model 42-322 AM Radio Sounds Great Hardwood Cabinet!
DESCRIPTION: Before TV, families gathered around radio. Imagine some of the news that was playing through this radio when it was new! Tabletop model vintage wood tube radio manufactured by Philco in the 1942 time-frame in excellent physical and working condition. The original knobs are matching brown marbly plastic and are securely attached. No chips, splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! No peeling or chipped veneer. This vintage radio is original factory wood construction nice book matched veneering. All original knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Excellent war era mid century design! This radio is 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Clear tuning dial window glass is original with no hazing no warping or yellowing and no cracks. No flaking numbering or markings on dial glass that is typical of Philco. Dial lights up brightly. No smudges or yellowing. The tuning and volume dials work fine. No slipping or sticky spots. Factory decals in excellent condition. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. All out of spec 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. The new replacement power cord and polarized plug is in perfect working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. Backing board is missing. 9 out of 10 of these old Philcos have missing backing boards. 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: Solid hard wood
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 8" x 9" (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, not sure what kind
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier