Beautiful Solid Wood Retro Art Deco 1941 RCA Victor 55X Tube Radio
DESCRIPTION: Nice solid wood tabletop tube radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1941 in excellent+ working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Excellent construction and design! Solid wooden curved chunks on all sides with nice grained mirror finish. Few dings, scratches and dents from over the decades from normal wear and tear but not abuse. Front grill cloth is original intact no tears, fraying or moth bites. Original varnish is still glossy condition. This cabinet is one of the chunkiest wood designs I've seen. Curvaceous and hefty but not heavy, it looks like it's been carved out of a solid block of wood. No missing chunks or pieces. No separated joints or repairs. No cracks, chips, or discoloration. Bottom has four new rubber feet to protect your furniture. The knobs are brown plastic securely attached. This radio is over 75 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Dial light is new replacement and lights up brightly! The tuning and volume dials work fine. No slipping. The unit powers on and off with a definitive 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 brand new replacement power cord and plug 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 16" x 7" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Solid hardwood mahogany color
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier.