DEPRESSION ERA MINI TOMBSTONE Retro Vintage Antique 1935 Emerson Model 108 Tube AM Radio Boot Hill Cemetery!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio alarm manufactured by Emerson in 1935 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Bakelite cabinet is in excellent condition. The front grill in excellent condition. The grill cloth is a replacement. No missing labels on front speaker grill. The replacement wood knobs are in excellent condition. The tuning dial works fine and smooth but slips a little. Dial light glows with a great ambiance. 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 are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. The power cord cloth covering is shredded pretty badly but still functional. 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 7" x 5" x 10" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Black, like the undertaker's tophat
BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Sounds great! See details here
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