SOLD! - May 25 2014 - BEAUTIFUL PRISTINE Rare Art Deco Retro 1940 RCA Victor 15X AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!
BEAUTIFUL PRISTINE Rare Art Deco Retro 1940 RCA Victor 15X AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 7.5" x 8.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown Swirly Bakelite with Gold Metal Mesh Grill
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube radio manufactured by RCA Victor in the 1940 timeframe still in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Third knob is for tone and works great!. Excellent art deco design! Front slatted design solid and classy. Quintessential art deco. Brown bakelite cabinet is still in mirror-like glossy condition. There's not a single crack anywhere in the cabinet. 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. The dial is glass plate in pristine condition. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. I looked hard to find a single flaw or blemish on this radio and there are none! Even the leatherette 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 replacement power cord and plug are brand new replacement 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!
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