Teal Turquoise 1959 Sylvania Model 1303 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Rare Atomic Age Splendor!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Sylvania in 1959 excellent working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent+ condition. There are no cracks, chips, splits, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet. There a few light surface scratches on top not too deep. Not repainted no over spray or touch ups. None needed. No cracks or chips or major scratches. The front bezel is beautiful with no cracks, dents or dings! The gold foil label has a few creases that have been smoothed out. This radio is over 50 years old! All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. Original cone shaped knobs are in excellent condition, shiny golden color and securely attached. The knobs on this design are totally wild! The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The gold bezel surround is polished and as shiny as it used to be. Dial light lights up brightly. The power cable is in good condition and securely attached through a brand new modern stress relief bushing. 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 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 16" x 5" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Teal and white
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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