Red Hot Red 1955 Emerson Model 729 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Beauty Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: This vintage radio is simply fabulous! Has a look that could easily be 80s or 90's. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Emerson in 1956 excellent+ working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This model features an original 8 inch speaker so it sounds great! Not sure why other manufacturers and models didn't use bigger speakers. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, splits, or missing urea plastic. No cracks on top. Original factory molded bright red color. Not repainted. No touch up no over spray. None needed. The front grill in excellent condition. The knobs are in excellent condition. The tuning knob was repainted original silver color. The original clear on/off volume knob is present and securely attached. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The little on off power indicator light works. 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. Backing board was in poor condition so clear backing board was fabricated.. Factory label is less than 50% there. The new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are excellent 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 10" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
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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