SOLD! - Sept 28, 2014 - CARDINAL RED Retro Vintage 1951 Silvertone Model 5 AM Tube Radio WORKS!
CARDINAL RED Retro Vintage 1951 Silvertone Model 5 AM Tube Radio WORKS!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Cardinal Red
YOUTUBE VIDEO (cut&paste link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0JKLwaXsJ4&list=UUNXdUWfWZHpaDdrOyesz1Cw
MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. See details here (cut&paste link): http://www.retroradiofarm.com/collections/frontpage/products/play-mp3-from-your-ipod-ipad-galaxy-or-mp3-player
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Sears/Silvertone in early 1950's excellent working condition. Cabinet is repainted glossy Cardinial Red color. The front gold metal trim is in excellent condition. No cracks, repairs, chips, or missing material. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! New dial light works. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. The original cord is in good condition. 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. 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 no pets. When this radio was new, Truman was USA President!