Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!
Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!

Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!

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Zenith
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$ 399.00

Naval Gray 1957 Zenith Model A515F AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Color Sounds Fantastic!

DESCRIPTION: Here is a color you don't see often in this model series. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1957 in excellent working and physical condition. 

SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. 

CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original molded Bakelite in original factory painted gray. Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. No cracks, chips, or major scratches or missing pieces. Beautiful contoured profile. No cosmetic repairs or repaints performed or needed. Cabinet is glossy gray color. Tuning and clock clear covers are original and slightly yellowed with age.  Clear covers are securely mounted. Clock and tuning metal surrounds are smooth no waves no rubbed off numbers.

KNOBS: Original knobs are gray plastic and securely attached. Gold metal inserts are intact not missing.

LOGO: Zenith crown center crest is original, tarnished with age. No missing or bent crown peaks. 

DIAL LIGHT: No tuning or clock light. This one did not come with one. But can be added for an extra charge.

CLOCK: Clock works and keep accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Clock and alarm set time works. Alarm works. 

INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.

POWER CORD: The original heavy duty power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.

BACKING BOARD: The original backing board is still present which is incredible because it's only held on by 4 sheet metal screws. This backing board is in excellent condition with 3 out of 4 attachment holes intact not ripped. 

FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels. Intact but yellowed and peeling.

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6.5" (l x w x h)

WEIGHT: 5lbs 4oz

COLOR: gray

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ADD A SMART SPEAKER: 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.

Category: radio

Cabinet construction: Bakelite

Period: 1950s

Country of manufacture: USA

Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.

Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier