SOLD! - Dec 27, 2015 - PRISTINE EMERALD GREEN 956 Emerson Model 876B Tube AM Radio Mid Century Rare Color Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: Rare and stunning color combination. Immaculate condition. It's not often you find this original emerald green color. It's almost an apple jade. Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Emerson in 1956 excellent+ cosmetic and working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Looks like a clock radio but it's just a radio. Cabinet is in excellent condition. This radio is over 60 years old! No light light. Not designed with one. The knobs are nice white color in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, repairs or repaints anywhere. Emerson logo is in excellent condition. 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 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 power cord and plug is good orginal working condition. 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 no pets. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Emerald Green and White. Like apple jade.
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier