Obsidian Black Mid Century Vintage 1956 RCA Victor Model 6-X-7 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Snazzy Looking and Sweet Sounding!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1956/57 timeframe in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Original factory molded black plastic not repainted no touch up no over spray. This radio has a big sound that fills the room. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition in molded mirror glossy black plastic. This antique radio has a nice mid-century shape with a huge tuning dial. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. Original tuning knob is excellent clear plastic securely attached. The tuning dial is in one piece, not broken off and reglued at some point which is common. The dial is missing its gold center cap which is common. The clear volume knob is original with some small scratches. The gold metal insert is intact. The RCA dog metal logo is nice and shiny. The original power cable is in good condition and securely attached. All paper and wax 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. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. 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 11.5" x 7" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier