Castle Ivory 1940 Model 343 Vintage Emerson AM Shortwave Golden Age Radio Looks and Sounds Spectacular!
DESCRIPTION: This radio has large commanding appearance and sound. Visually has a lot going on. Look at all the intricate details! This radio was probably a substantial financial investment for a family back during WW2 times. Factory molded ivory plaskon which often has cracks due to its brittle nature but not this one! No cracks, chips, or major scratches on top sides or front! No repairs or repaints of any kind. None needed. Beautiful AM Tabletop tube clock radio manufactured by Emerson in the 1940 time frame still in excellent+ working and physical condition. This radio has a nice post war industrial style. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need for external wire antenna. Add external antenna and reception is even better! Shortwave switch in back works. Picks up shortwave signals clearly and loudly. Original ivory plaskon cabinet is flawless glossy condition. The volume and tuning knobs are original brown plastic securely attached. The tuning and volume knobs are in excellent condition. This radio is over 75 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Look at the neat Art Deco-ish type font! No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Tuning dial clear plastic window is original slightly yellowed with age not cracked not warped not shrunken. Dial light 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 original power cord and plug is in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
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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