Umber Brown Bakelite 1936 Emerson Model 126 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Golden Age of Radio Beauty!
DESCRIPTION: Resplendent with golden age of radio deco flair! Beautiful AM tabletop vacuum tube clock radio manufactured by Emerson in the 1936 time frame still in excellent+ working and physical condition. This radio has a nice classic Art Deco style. No chips, cracks, or major scratches! No repairs or repaints of any kind on this vintage radio. None needed. All knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial with an external wire antenna. Original cabinet of this antique radio is in glossy condition. Original grill cloth is in excellent condition with no rips, tears, fraying or stains. The volume and tuning knobs are original matching plastic securely attached. This radio is over 80 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Tuning dial plastic window is original and yellowed with age. There is a hairline crack on the tuning dial cover plastic. Backing board is missing. Most examples from this series have thick cardboard backing boards that go missing over the years. Dial light works and lights up brightly. All out of spec 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. The original power cord and plug is in working condition with no splits or electrical tape repair. 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 9" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown bakelite
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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