Cabana Brown Mid Century 1955 Zenith Y724 AM/FM Vacuum Tube Radio Popular Model!
DESCRIPTION: If you were one of the earlier families to have FM radio in the mid fifties, it was probably this model. Tabletop tube AM/FM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1955 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. Receives AM stations clearly and loudly across the dial using internal antenna. No external antenna needed. Receives FM stations clearly and loudly across the dial with FM dipole antenna which is included. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Switch from AM to FM with a turn of the switch. Original factory molded brown Bakelite no repaint, no over spray, no touch up. None needed. This vintage radio is over 65 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The metal gold painted tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots. AM FM selector works. Volume works with even smooth attenuation across the range. Tuning knob is missing center gold metal insert. Knob center has been painted gold. Side tone knob works with even tone attenuation across range. Wow. Dial light works. Could have made dial light bigger in my opinion. Powered with a modern replacement LED bulb which is brighter and never needs replacement. So cool. Original knobs are securely attached no broken or repaired posts. Original factory cream colored grill is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips no warping. Original factory handle on top is very functional. The brand new replacement power cable and polarized plug is securely attached no breaks, no fraying no exposed wiring. 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. Backing board is original intact with no cracks no warping crisp edges and corners. Bottom factory label is about 50% there. 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 13.5" x 8.25" x 7.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: brown Bakelite and cream plastic grill
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Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier