MADISON IN APRIL Green Art Deco Vintage 1948 Model 940 AM Tube Clock Radio Near Mint Condition!
COLOR: Pastel Green, like a seafoam green
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DESCRIPTION: Incomparable rare Madison in a drop dead gorgeous color. Comes from collection of a selective radio fanatic from Colorado. In his collection for decades now finally released to the public! Madison radios are very rare and very high quality! Boutique radio manufacturer with a slightly modernist prescient vision that still seems relevant. I saw a pink Madison years ago. It's one of the ones that got away. This green one is even more hard to come by, I'm sure. Tabletop tube AM clock radio manufactured by Madison in 1948 in near mint condition. Cabinet is original factory molded spring green color. Original factory molded color. No cracks anywhere! No chips no scratches. Awesome. All original everything! No repaints, repairs, or substitutions. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is almost 70 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. Clock works, keeps accurate time, and silent. Clock clear glass bubble has no cracks or scratches. Look at the cool art deco font around the clock surround. Alarm works. Sleep function works. Radio works well with good reception and low noise. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The backing board is cracked but repaired. The power cable is securely attached. 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 power cord and plug are replaced by a previous owner and is securely attached. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 6" (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
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