Leather Grain Covered Curved Wood 1948 Philco Model 48-206 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Sounds Great Beautiful Design!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM vacuum tube radio alarm manufactured by Philco in 1948 in excellent working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory crafted wood cabinet covered in leather grained Naugahyde material. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Not repainted, no touch up not over sprayed. No rips no large balding patches, no melted spots, no discoloration, in original Naugahyde covering. Ivory plastic front grill and tuning fascia piece is in excellent condition. Not warped. No cracks, no chips, not broken vanes. Tuning back panel is original no rust no flaking. Clear readable graphics in excellent condition.
KNOBS: Original factory matching ivory knobs no cracks no chips and securely attached. Gold metal knob inserts are not missing.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: The replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original backing board securely mounted to the back of the cabinet and in excellent condition.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 7" x 7.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 6 lbs 6 oz
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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 good