SOLD! - July 14, 2014 - BEAUTIFUL Wood Art Deco Retro 1940 Crosley Fiver 52TH-WC AM Tube Radio Works!
BEAUTIFUL Wood Art Deco Retro 1940 Crosley Fiver 52TH-WC AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 8" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Cherry or red oak
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Crosley 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. Excellent classic design! Front grill fabric is in excellent condition no tears, rips, splits or fraying. Red oak polished cabinet is glossy condition. There is approximately 1.5" triangular missing section of veneer in back right top. The knobs are original matching brown bakelite securely attached. The grill fabric is solidly attached. This radio is over 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. The dial is transparent clear plastic in very good condition with slight yellowing no cracks. There is a cigarette burn in the lower left quadrant. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The original back panel is in very good 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 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 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!