SOLD! - Oct 17, 2015 - ART DECO 1948 Stromberg Carlson Model 1204 AM/FM Brown Swirly Marbled Bakelite Tube Radio Totally Restored!
ART DECO 1948 Stromberg Carlson Model 1204 AM/FM Brown Swirly Marbled Bakelite Tube Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 7" x 13" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Swirly brown marbled
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DESCRIPTION: AM/FM Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Stromberg Carlson in the 1948 timeframe still in excellent+ working condition. This radio has a very commanding room presence. No cracks, splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! The front grill mesh fabric is original. All knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM and FM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Excellent art deco design! Original brown marble swirly bakelite cabinet is flawless mirror-like glossy condition. The knobs are original matching brown bakelite securely attached. This radio is over 60 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 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 no pets. When this radio was new, Harry S Truman was president! This thing belongs in a museum!