Golden Age Neoclassical Brown Bakelite 1936 Emerson Model 429 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Art Deco Beauty!
DESCRIPTION: Resplendent with golden age of radio deco flair! Beautiful AM tabletop vacuum tube clock radio manufactured by Emerson in the 1936 time frame still in excellent+ working and physical condition. This radio has a nice classic Art Deco style. No chips, cracks, or major scratches! No cabinet repairs or repaints of any kind on this vintage radio. None needed. All knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations up and down the dial with an external wire antenna. Requires wire antenna to receive any stations. Any long hank of wire will do. Original Bakelite cabinet is in beautiful glossy condition. Reproduction grill cloth is in excellent condition with no rips, tears, fraying or stains and securely attached. The volume and tuning knobs are original matching Bakelite securely attached. This radio is over 80 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Tuning dial plastic window is original and yellowed with age no cracks securely attached. Backing board is missing. Most examples from this series have thick cardboard backing boards that go missing over the years. Dial light works and lights up brightly. All out of spec 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. The replacement power cord and safety polarized plug is in excellent working condition with no splits or electrical tape repair. 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 9" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: brown Bakelite
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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