Owl Eyes Brown and Gold Vintage 1950 Zenith 5-L-03 AM Tube Clock Radio Mid Century Charmer!
DESCRIPTION: Plays and sounds wonderful as many Zeniths do! Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1950 in excellent working and physical condition. All the lettering is crisp and clear. No flaking or rub-off. Cabinet is in near mint condition. Original factory molded brown bakelite. No repaint No touch no over spray. None needed. All knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is almost 70 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The clock works and keep accurate time for a mechanical analog design. The clock motor is silent. No buzzing, humming or grinding. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The sleep function works. No missing clock knobs. Incredible! No dial light not designed with one. The tubes are working fine. The backing board is a little floppy because the pins have fatigued the edges but it is not missing which is usually the case. 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. 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 12" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown and gold
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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