Tunis Grey 1956 Emerson 824 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DESCRIPTION: This vintage radio is simply fabulous! Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Emerson in 1956 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing urea plastic. No cracks on top. Original factory molded color. Not repainted. No touch up no over spray. The metal stand with 4 ball ends is extremely mid century! What is most amazing are the four little rubber feet are all original and still present. They slide easily off the metal stand legs so not losing them after close to 50 years is a miracle! The front grill in excellent condition. The knobs are in excellent condition. The matching original grey little on/off switch is present and securely attached. The clear dial face clear a little yellowed not cracked. The clock lettering is not rubbed off. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The clock works and keeps accurate time. The alarm does not work. 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. No factory labels. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Medium gray
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier