Mauve Tan Mid Century 1952 Automatic Radio Mfg Model 4-A-127 Tube AM Radio Cool Model!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM vintage radio manufactured by Automatic Radio Manufacturing Co. in 1952 in excellent working and physical condition. This vintage radio is in original factory molded color, not painted no touch up no over spray. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition. No cracks on top, sides, front or back. No chips or major scratches. No cigarette burns on top, yeah! There is a small hairline crack emanating from one of the bottom chassis attachment screws from someone's over-zealous tightening. This radio is over 60 years old! The front facade is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, or major scratches. Both clock and radio tuning face clear covers are clear no crack, no yellowing no hazing. The Automatic Radio Mfg decal is missing. The original knobs are in excellent condition. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering on the clock or radio tuning bezel. The clear bezels are securely attached with no broken attachment tabs which is common with this model. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The tuning indicator translucent green is in good 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. Backing board is in excellent shape. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Alarm set function works. Radio alarm works no buzzer alarm designed with this clock. Clock set works. The clock motor is quiet. No humming buzzing, or grinding noises. Dial light works lights brightly. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. This vintage 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 13" x 4" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Mauve, tan, beige, a mocha color with a touch of pink. Hard color to describe.
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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