Marzano Red Orange 1953 Zenith Model L622F AM Vintage Tube Radio Gorgeous Looking and Sounding!
DESCRIPTION: This vintage tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1953 is in excellent physical and working condition. The bakelite cabinet is a gorgeous red and black color combo. Very hard to find color combo. The factory original red paint is evenly faded front to a red orange. No chips or major scratches. Minor fleabites and paint nicks here and there on the grill. All knobs are original and securely attached. Original factory painted red grill over black Bakelite. Not repainted, over sprayed or touched up. Original factory glossiness and sheen. This radio is over 60 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine as designed. No tarnish, oxidation, pitting, or discoloration on metal cosmetic parts. Original volume is securely attached in excellent condition. Original tuning knob is securely attached in excellent condition no slipping. The clear plastic clock and tuning windows are in excellent condition no cracks no yellowing no warping due to age. No dial light but can be added. The volume and tone modulate as designed through the entire range smoothly and without crackling. 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. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent. Alarm works. Clock and alarm set functions work. Sleep and sleep timer works. The clock set knob does not extend out past the backing board due to clock mechanism being replaced at some point. So, in order to set the clock time, you need to remove the cardboard back by loosening 4 Philips head screws. All other clock functions work as orginally designed. Backing board is in excellent condition with no cracks or fatigued corners. The brand new replacement power cord and plug is excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. Original factory labels on bottom are in very good condition with minor yellowing some missing portions. 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.
COLOR: black Bakelite, factory painted grill like a tomato soup red orange
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
YOUTUBE VIDEO here
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: See info here
ADD Amazon Echo Dot™. See info here
ADD DIAL LIGHT: See info here
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 and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier