Mocha Brown 1953 Zenith Owl Eyes Model K515 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Great Sounding!
DESCRIPTION: The much sought after Owl Eyes among Zenith designs! Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1953 in excellent working and physical condition. This is a beautiful brown Bakelite radio with no cracks, chips, no major scratches! Original molded brown color not repainted no touch up and no over spray. Knobs are original and securely attached real clean. Volume and tuning knobs gold painted centers have faded. This radio is almost 60 years old! The front gold metal fascia tuning and clock surround trim is faded but not peeling. Dial and clock numbering is mostly intact and readable. The tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots. The tuning dial pointer flat edge has been cracked but re-glued. Tuning dial attachment post is not cracked and is securely attached. 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. Wake to radio and buzzer or wake to radio only. Both work. Sleep timer works. No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge. The tubes are working fine. 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. Original power cable and polarized plug is in excellent working condition no breaks no exposed wires no brittleness. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. The original backing board is still present which is incredible because it's only held on by 4 t-pins. The backing board attachment corners have been reinforced. No missing bottom factory labels. 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 6" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 4lbs 14oz
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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