Linen Ivory Bakelite 1941 Zenith Model 6-D-516 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Sounds Great Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM vacuum tube radio alarm manufactured by Zenith in 1941 in excellent working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is refinished factory ivory painted Bakelite cabinet. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. There are small paint chips throughout due to normal wear and tear over the years. Clear plastic tuning window is replaced with brand new acrylic with no cracks, no scratches, and securely attached. Top handle is orgoinal in excellent condition.
KNOBS: Original matching factory ivory molded tuning and volume knobs are securely attached no cracks. Tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: The replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original backing board sis missing. Usually these backing boards go missing over the years.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Bottom label is missing
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 6 lbs 9 oz
COLOR: Ivory, earlier repaint by a former owner nicely done. Looks original.
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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 good