SOLD! - Nov 3, 2017 - GREEN BANDSHELL Mid Century Retro Vintage Antique 1954 Emerson Model 744 Series B Tube AM Radio Looks Great!
GREEN BANDSHELL Mid Century Retro Vintage Antique 1954 Emerson Model 744 Series B Tube AM Radio Looks Great!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 7" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Dark and Light Green
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BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Sounds great! See details here
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DESCRIPTION: One of the most sought after designs of the collectible radio genre. This radio is so pretty: you're gonna fall out of your chair! Timeless. Looks like big band or philharmonic concert stage from the golden age. Tabletop tube AM radio alarm manufactured by Emerson in 1956 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition except for the missing feet. The front grill in excellent condition. No missing labels on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Neat rotating drum tuning and volume knobs sometimes grate along the edges. 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. Thepower 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, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!