Wenge Brown Bakelite 1940 Emerson Model 343 Shortwave AM Vacuum Tube Radio Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Cute 1940s vintage AM tabletop vacuum tube radio manufactured by Emerson still in excellent working and physical condition. No cracks, chips, splits, abrasions anywhere on the cabinet! Beautiful Bakelite. No repairs or repaints of any kind. None needed. All original knobs, dial pointer, etc are present and working. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial with external antenna attachment (included). I was not able to receive any shortwave stations. Original factory molded brown Bakelite. No repaint no over spray no touch. None needed. Solid construction. The volume and tuning knobs are original plastic and are securely attached. This radio is over 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is clear. No missing numbering. The tuning and volume dials work fine no sticky spots. Tuning knob is securely attached. Tuning dial clear cover is not cracked no hazing not yellowed. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Dial light works and lights 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 new replacement power cord and plug is in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. No exposed wiring. Backing board is missing. Bottom factory labels are missing. 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 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: brown Bakelite
YOUTUBE VIDEO: here
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3 for $99 more: See info here
ADD Amazon Echo Dot™ for $149 more. See info here
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