Turquoise Twin Speaker Retro Vintage 1959 Philco Model E-816-124 AM Tube Radio Totally Restored!
DESCRIPTION: Rare and beautiful turquoise Philco. This radio blasts! Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1957 in excellent+ working condition. No chips, or major scratches. There is a small chip in the top left corner front. The cabinet is in excellent condition otherwise. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is in stellar working condition! Sounds wonderful with twin speakers. Really fills the room. Beautifully proportioned design with illuminated dial. Cabinet is original factory molded glossy turquoise color. No exterior repairs or repaints. None needed. The front metal fascia has natural patina from age. Knobs are original and securely attached. No missing factory labels or stickers. This radio is over 60 years old! Dial light lights up brightly. All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. 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 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 replacement power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. Backing board is intact with crisp square edges. Bottom factory labels are intact mostly there slightly yellowed. 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)
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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