Camper Green 1956 Philco D-661 AM Portable Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Portable vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1956 excellent working and physical condition. Cabinet is original molded medium green color. No cracks, no chips, no major scratches which is uncommon among portables. Original factory molded color. Not repainted no over spray no touch up. These old portable radios in working condition and rare colors are highly sought after by the vintage glamping crowd! Excellent condition with great sound! No cracks on handle, handle mounts. No cracks around hinges. No cracks around closure tabs. Back cover pops open and shut and stays shut. Original tuning knob is securely attached no broken mounting posts. The tuning dial works fine. The center metal cap is not missing which is often the case. Volume knob is original. Aluminum metal faschia is in excellent condition no dents or dings or waviness. Printing is clear readable not rubbed off. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 60 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. 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 original power cord and plug are excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The battery sizes used for this radio are no longer available through major stores. There are some makers of custom size batteries that fit this radio.. 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 10" x 4" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3lbs 9oz
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier