SOLD! - Sept 17, 2015 - BEAUTIFUL Wood Art Deco Retro 1930's or 1940's – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Sept 17, 2015 - BEAUTIFUL Wood Art Deco Retro 1930's or 1940's Western Air Patrol AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!

$ 599.00

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BEAUTIFUL Wood Art Deco Retro 1930's or 1940's Western Air Patrol AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 7.5" x 10" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Antique cherry and black trim

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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Western Air Patrol in the 1930's or 1940's timeframe still in excellent+ working original condition. Rare and beautiful. Try and find another! Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial. Excellent classic design! Front grill fabric is in excellent condition no tears, rips, splits or fraying. Red cherry polished cabinet is glossy condition. There is missing finish by the knobs. 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. No 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. 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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