Country Cottage Yellow 1940 Motorola 55x15 Tube AM Wood Radio Such A Quaint Design!
DESCRIPTION: If you remember sitting in grandma's kitchen and hearing her radio in the background, this is that radio. The flowers on this wood cabinet antique radio are not painted. Original Motorola factory decals. So quaint! This radio was available in green and yellow with the same floral decal decoration. Yellow is more rare of the two. Made in the 1940s! Vintage wood tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Motorola in 1940 in excellent+ physical and working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Wood cabinet is in excellent plus structural condition with not cracks, no chips no peeling veneer, no separated joints. Original factory yellow painted wood cabinet. There was some flaking paint on the top of the radio that has been re-painted with factory matching color paint. The paint match is nearly perfect. Original grill and grill cloth is in excellent condition with no rips, runs, no fraying, or discoloration. Motorola label on front tuning glass is in good condition with little flaking or rub off. The knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. The clear bezel is securely attached no cracks or scratches. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The tuning indicator is in excellent condition.Tuning dial light works and lights brightly! 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 good condition with crisp square corners. 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.
COLOR: Painted pastel yellow with factory flower decals
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier