Creme Ivory Vintage 1948 Air King Model 4608A Tube Radio All Hail The Mighty King!
DESCRIPTION: This radio has a very admired pedigree. It's the littlest king but it still rules! Tabletop tube radio manufactured for Air King in excellent+ working and physical condition. This manufacturer made some of the best looking tombstone style radios of the early thirties deco style. This one has no cracks, chips, or major scratches. Wow! There are a few flea bites where the paint has chipped off the gold painted metal grill due to age but it's not bad at all. The tuning and volume knobs are original and securely attached. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Excellent art deco design! Original cabinet is smooth glossy condition molded in plaskon plastic. Original factory applied gold paint on grill. No repaints, oversprays, or other external repairs. None needed. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. The knobs are brown plastic or bakelite molded securely attached. All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. The dial clear cover is in excellent condition with no haziness, warping, yellowing or cracking. Very rare to find. Dial light lights up brightly. Look at the perfect Art Deco-ish type logo font! No cracks, smudges or yellowing on clear dial face. The back panel is in excellent condition. The tuning and volume dials work fine. 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 original power cord and plug is in good working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. 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 7" x 6" x 6" (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: plaskon
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier