Gorgeous Golden Catalin 1945 Fada Temple Model 652 AM Radio, Pure Gold!
DESCRIPTION: From Julien's of West Hollywood from the estate of Gordon Estby renowned collector of the finest Catalin radios in the world. Pebble Beach of old radios. You know the saying, "if you have ask how much is it..." Gorgeous golden age of radio design from the illustrious Fada Company. The golden yellow Catalin is sumptuous! No cracks, no chips, no major scratches. Original factory molded colors. No repaints no over spray no touch up. None needed. Not a reproduction. This is an authentic original vintage radio from 1945. Excellent modernist design! This radio is 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Clear dial plastic is original with no little hazing or yellowing. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing.
No electronic repairs have been performed. All original paper and wax capacitors have been left in original state. The power cord and plug are original working condition with cracks and has electrical tape. The power cord cloth covering is in poor to fair condition. The radio has been not been cleaned and inspected. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
ELECTRONIC REPAIRS: This is a non working radio. None of the original components have been replaced in order to maintain 100% originality. No electronic repairs have been performed on this radio. For no additional charge, buyer can request electronic repair and restoration after order has been placed.
COLOR: Yellow swirling Catalin
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6.5" x 5" (l x w x h)
Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Catalin
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier