AQUAMARINE Twin Speaker Retro Vintage 1959 Philco Model E-816-124 AM Tube Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Aquamarine green, turquoise. I observe this hue side-by-side with other turquoise models of the era and this one is definitely more green than blue.
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DESCRIPTION: Rare and beautiful solid aquamarine turquoise Philco. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Philco in late 50's in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is in excellent working condition. Beautifully proportioned design with illuminated dial.. There is a small crack on the front top center approximately 1". There is a small crack on the back top center less than 1". Usually these models have a crack that continues across the top because of the large flat and unsupported expanse of plastic on top. No repairs or repaints performed or needed. Cabinet is glossy aquamarine green color. There are minor scratches from normal wear throughout. The front metal fascia has natural patina from age. Excellent original condition cabinet with no splits, or seams, abrasions, or missing pieces. Knobs are original and securely attached. No missing factory labels or stickers. This radio is over 60 years old! Dial light lights up brightly. All the dial number is crisp and clear. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. 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 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The replacement 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 no pets.