Golden Age 1945 Sonora RB-207 AM Tube Radio Curvaceous Wooden Beauty!
DESCRIPTION: Look at the curves on this one! The shapely profile rises up like a wave towards the front then scrolls down to the decorative skirting at the bottom almost gives this radio a voluptuous look! So attractive it makes me blush! Wood tabletop tube radio manufactured by Sonora in the 1945 time frame still in excellent+ working and physical condition. Original factory finish is in excellent condition. Not refinished no over spray no touch up. None needed. Original decorative stripes adds more visual appeal. The other RB-207's I've seen don't always have the stripes. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly without external antenna attachment. Excellent construction and design! No cracks, splits, peeling veneer or separated joints. Beautiful curved sides with nice grained shiny finish. Wood grill slats are all one piece no cracks. The knobs are marbled brown plastic original and securely attached. The glass dial is in great condition! No flaking numbers or graphics. This radio is over 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. The glass dial is not cracks no chips no scratches. The magenta dial background adds a nice color contrast. The original tuning and volume dials work fine securely attached. Tuning dial does not slip. Dial light lights up brightly. 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. Bottom factory label is intact original slightly yellowed with age. Original backing board is in original fine condition. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. The brand new replacement power cord and polarized 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 12" x 9.5" x 10" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Solid wood rich 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