Cappuccino Bakelite 1946 Motorola Model 65X-11A Vintage Vacuum Tube AM Radio Deco Beauty!
DESCRIPTION: The rounded proportions and contours are very deco looking. Has interesting and unique leafy ornate decoration on grill sides. Hmm. Tabletop tube AM radio alarm manufactured by Motorola in the 1946 in excellent+ working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Original factory molded Bakelite cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, no chips, no major scratches! This radio is over 70 years old and going strong! The original knobs are in excellent condition. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on on the dial numbering. The ON OFF volume control works and modulates volume smoothly and evenly across the attenuation range no crackling no static. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping no sticky spots. Dial light lights brightly. The tuning dial is clear plastic no numbers or letters flaking no cracks no warping no yellowing. 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. Backing board is in very good condition with crisp square corners. The power cord and polarized plug is a brand new replacement with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. No missing factory labels. 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" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: Approx 6 lbs
COLOR: dark brown with factory painted bream colored grill
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier.