Coral and White Chevron Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 Philco H836-124 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Here's one you don't see very often. Unbelievable retro kitsch appeal in a hard to find color combo. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1950's excellent working and physical condition. Look at the wild oblique angles! Dual speaker design! This radio features an nifty bass and treble switch on top that still works!
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original coral orang-ish and white color. This radio is in excellent plus condition with no cracks, chips or major scratches which is incredible considering its acute edges and corners. These old Jetsons styled radios in rare colors are becoming more and more collectible. This is a particularly rare design and extremely hard to find color combos. The front grill is in excellent condition. No cracks on the top! No repairs. None needed. Refinished grill in original coral pink orang-ish paint on molded white cabinet. Top has some small chips along the edges.
WORKING CONDITION: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. 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. The tuning dial works fine. There is a tone switch on the back upper left corner with HIGH and LOW tone setting which works.
LOGO: No missing logos.
KNOBS: Tuning knob is original and securely, not missing center metal gold cap which often goes missing over the years. Volume knob is original missing gold metal center cap. Pull outward to turn on radio.
LETTERING: Gold painted raised lettering is factory original slight rub off.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works brightly.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All out of tolerance 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. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory white matching backing board is in excellent condition, securely attached.
POWER CORD: The original power cord and plug are in excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
FACTORY LABEL: Bottom label is partially missing
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 3.5" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs 13 oz
COLOR: Coral pink orange and white. Wow!
YOUTUBE VIDEO here
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: See info here
ADD Amazon Echo Dot™. See info here
ADD DIAL LIGHT: See info here
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