Wondrous Walnut Brown Bakelite 1939 RCA Victor Model 45-X-11 AM Tube Radio Popular Model Great Sounding !
DESCRIPTION: A crowd favorite and a popular model. This tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1939 is in excellent physical and working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent+ condition. Cabinet is original factory molded glossy brown marbled bakelite. No repaints no over spray no touch ups. None needed. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. This radio is 80 years old! Original knobs are in excellent condition securely attached. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Dial light lights up brightly. Tuning window is original, clear, no cracks, no haziness, no yellowing, no warping. 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. Backing board is intact repaired crack. Bottom original factory tube layout diagram is missing a few chunks but mostly there. The replacement power cord and polarized plug are brand new with no cracks, or splits. 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 9" x 6" X 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown bakelite
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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