BEAUTIFUL Rare Art Deco Retro 1941 Stromberg Carlson 500H AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 8" x 8" (l x w x h)
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Stromberg Carlson in the 1941 timeframe still in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Inside chassis is a quality red anodized metal. I did not try to attach an external antenna. Excellent art deco design! Has aviator aesthetic. Front grill is curved, solid and classy. Quintessential art deco. Silver painted bakelite cabinet is mirror-like glossy condition. There's not a single crack anywhere in the cabinet. The knobs are original matching brown bakelite securely attached. The gold grill fabric is in great condition. This radio is over 60 years old! Dial numbering and lettering is slightly faded and faint in places. The dial is clear plastic plate in pristine condition. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. 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!