SOLD! - July 19, 2014 - ART DECO Wood Retro Vintage Antique 1937 Airline 62-245 AM Tube Radio WORKS!
ART DECO Wood Retro Vintage Antique 1937 Airline 62-245 AM Tube Radio WORKS!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Antique cherry
YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tizBHuPucIQ
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Ward Airline in the 1937 timeframe still in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial. Excellent classic design! Nice fancy grill design no missing parts, vanes, veneer. Front original grill fabric is in excellent condition no tears, rips, splits or fraying. Red cherry or cedar polished cabinet has been recoated with glossy enamel in is mirror glossy condition. The grill fabric is solidly attached. This radio is almost 80 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. The dial is transparent clear glass in very good condition with no yellowing no cracks. There are small dents and dings throughout. No other missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. No back panel. Not sure if it came with one. The tuning and volume dials work fine. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Two dial bulbs light up brightly. All out of spec capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 70+ 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 power cord and plug are good working condition. No exposed wiring. No pervasive hum. No pervasive static. Stations tune in clearly and distinctly. 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, FDR was president! You could have listened to his fireside chats on this radio. This thing belongs in a museum!
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