Mahogany Brown Wood Mid Century 1954 RCA Victor Model 6-RF-8 The Livingston AM FM Vacuum Tube Radio Big Daddy Sound and Size!
DESCRIPTION: Back in the mid 50s, this would have been daddy's radio. He would have listened to it in the living room while smoking his pipe! This radio would have been the centerpiece of the living room like today's 65" flat screen. Tabletop tube AM/FM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1954 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. Large wood cabinet with beautiful mahogany original factory finish. No repaint, no over spray, no touch up. None needed. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Couple finish burrs on the right side due to normal wear and tear. Switch from AM to FM to phono with a turn of the right rear side switch. Front right side knob is tuning. Left rear side knob is tone which works well. Left front side knob is on off switch and volume which is smooth even volume attenuation. This radio can get LOUD. This vintage radio is over 65 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots. AM FM selector works. Volume works with even smooth attenuation across the range. Two side dial lights which light up the tuning circle dial work great. Original pilot bulbs have been replaced with modern LEDs so they're brighter and never need replacing. All original knobs are securely attached no broken or repaired posts. Original factory grill cloth is in excellent condition with no rips, separation, stains or funny smells. The original power cable is securely attached no breaks, no fraying no exposed wiring. 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. Backing board is original intact with no cracks no warping crisp edges and corners. Bottom factory label is about all there. No exposed wiring. Brand new dipole antenna is included for no extra charge for even better reception. 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 17" x 9" x 11" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Mahogany colored wood cabinet with brown grill cloth and gold metal
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier