Madison Pink Mid Century 1959 Philco Model F813-124 Tube AM Radio Cuteness Overload!
DESCRIPTION: This is one of Philco more desirable designs. Looks good from every angle. Especially in this pink color combined with its proportions, the result is extreme cuteness. The simpler white fascia band instead of the normal pinhole variety makes this design look sleeker. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1959 time frame in very good condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in good condition. There are two small cracks on the top rear right-hand corner that have been repaired, No other cracks, chips, or major scratches which is common in this model. This radio is original factory molded pink color plastic. It is not repainted. The front metal applique trim is securely attached with no waves, dents or dings couple fleabites of paint loss. This radio is over 55 years old! The knobs are in very good condition with no cracks. The metal insert has some pitting and is slightly tarnished. The tuning knob works fine and smooth no slipping. The tuning station numbers are in near perfect condition. 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 unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug is good original working condition. No exposed wiring or fatigue by the interconnect that is common. Backing board is original with crisp square edges. Original factory label on the bottom is mostly intact with some bubbling of the paper, slight yellowing, all still legible. 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 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Pink, like carnation pink
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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