Belvedere Blue Vintage 1959 Zenith Model B514V AM Tube Radio Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1959 in excellent condition. No cracks or chips or major scratches anywhere on cabinet. All original factory molded blue color. No repaints on this antique radio. No oversprays or touch-ups. None needed! The blue molded plastic has two tones; the face frame around the front of the radio has a slightly lighter color blue than the back. No cracks on this model like we usually find! All knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The tuning dial and the clock face gold metal surrounds has rubbed off quite a bit. Extreme close-up picture of both gold surrounds are provided. Please review carefully before purchase. The gold paint on the Zenith logo is mostly rubbed off as well. The tuning dial mount post is not cracked or weak. It is securely attached. No slipping. The clock works and keeps accurate time. The alarm function works. The clock and alarm set functions work. No dial light. Not designed with one. The radio tuning gold face is in excellent condition.The power cable is securely attached. 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 power 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. This thing belongs in a museum!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Light Blue
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier