Vintage Leatherette Radio 1946 Sentinel Model 285-PR AM Tube Radio Excellent Condition Sounds Divine Mint Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Portable vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Sentinel in 1946-48 in near mint condition. Portables such as these are rare and very hard to find in near mint working and physical condition like this. No cracks or chips or major scratches anywhere on cabinet. All original factory leatherette cover wood cabinet has no peeling, scuffs, or tears. All original factory soft materials no replaced fabric, coverings, or screens. All original factory colors no repaint no over spray no touch up. None needed. No abrasions no discoloration no stains. All knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 70 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The tuning dial plastic surround is slightly warped. No cracks. The tuning dial clear window is not cracked or warped. Tuning dial does not slip or get stuck. The power cable is securely attached and ticks away nicely inside the compartment. The original leather handle is strong and functional. No cracking no stitch fraying. The tubes are working fine. Neat dial light replaced with LED bulb turns on brightly. 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 in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. Batteries for this radio are no longer available. 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 12.5" x 6" x 10" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Two-tone brown and tan leatherette covering
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Leatherette covered wood cabinet
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier