SOLD! - Feb 28, 2014 - BEAUTIFUL Wood Vintage Retro 1946 Emerson Model 509 AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!
BEAUTIFUL Wood Vintage Retro 1946 Emerson Model 509 AM Tube Radio Works! Wow!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Wood, Red and White Oak
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Emerson in the 1946 timeframe still in excellent working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment.Excellent retro vintage design! Front pinhole grill is simple and classy. The knobs are matching brown plastic or Bakelite securely attached. The wood grill is in great condition. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. The dial is replaced acrylic plate in pristine condition. The dial face is an attractive blue color. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The tuning and volume dials work fine. Emerson logo at the lower left corner is missing. 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 power cord and plug is very good original 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!