DESCRIPTION: Cool mid-century styling featuring orthogonal cross hatch grill in contrasting slate blue and gray! This color combo is rare. Usually these are found in pistachio green. Sometimes not as often in black and gray. But, this slate blue and gray is the rarest of the RCA Victor 6-XD-5's. Someone in the 50's really went to town with a slide rule to accomplish all the angles and facets in this grill design! Hmm...what radio should I buy to match the egg crate grill of my 50s Cadillac? Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in the early 1950's excellent working condition. Cabinet is original slate blue and gray color combo. No rpaint no touch up no over spray. None needed. The front slate blue grill is in excellent condition. Front RCA Victor Little Nipper logo applique is not missing. Front tuning aluminum bezel is clean shiny no dents no dings no pitting. No cracks, chips, splits, or repairs anywhere! Knobs are original and securely attached. Volume knob edge is chipped. Mounting posts are solid. This radio features a dual 4" speakers so it sounds great! This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. 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. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. Original backing board is in excellent condition with clear factory print. No missing bottom factory labels. 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 13" x 6.5" x 7.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: slate blue and gray
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier