Cross Red 1946 Lyric Model 546T Bakelite AM Tube Radio Post War Crooner It Gleams!
DESCRIPTION: Here's a rare bird: a Lyric from the Rauland Corp in Chicago! This little songster was manufactured as the men and women were coming back from the war. This radio is original factory molded in bakelite and repainted in mirror glossy red. The paint is near flawless deep smooth mirror shine no runs no orange peel, no waves. Beautiful AM tabletop tube clock radio manufactured by Lyric in 1946 still in excellent+ working and physical condition. No cracks no chips no scratches. This radio has a nice post war industrial style. All original knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. The red painted bakelite back is so sweet! Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need for external wire antenna. The volume and tuning knobs are original matching plastic securely attached in excellent condition. Original grill cloth is clean, no rips, no fraying, no separation. This radio is over 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Look at the neat Art Deco-ish type font! No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Tuning dial clear plastic window is original slightly yellowed with age. Dial light lights up brightly! 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 original power cord and plug is in good 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 9" x 6.5" x 6.5" (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