Oxblood Leather Grained Covered Vintage 1947 Philco Transitone 47-204 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Sounds Looks Spectacular!
DESCRIPTION: Oxblood leatherette covered wood cabinet design with ivory molded plastic grill facade. Tabletop tube radio manufactured by Philco in the 1947 timeframe still in excellent cosmetic and working condition. The original knobs are matching ivory plastic securely attached no missing center gold metal caps. No chips, splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! No scratches, gouges, or discoloration of leatherette covering. All original knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Small scratch on face of the dial plastic, yellowed with age no warping. Dial is pristine. Backing board with Philco cut-out heat vents is one of the highlights of this radio. With a unique wood frame covered in leatherette genuine Naugahyde. The covering finish has few spots throughout. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Excellent MCM design! This radio is over 65 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The tuning and volume dials work fine no sticky spots. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. The original bottom label is intact. 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 brand new replacement power cord and polarized plug is in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. 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 11" x 7" 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