Mint Green 1959 Truetone D2082A Tube AM Radio Rare Mid Century Beauty! Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: This vintage radio manufactured by Truetone in 1959 in good working condition. Rare and beautiful. Embodies all the design elements of the Jetsons, atomic age, space race era.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded mint green pastel green plastic back and white front. No cracks, chips, or major scratches on white grill front. Green back has top center hairline crack that has been repaired. A heat shield reinforcement plate has been attached internally on the underside. Not repainted, no over spray, no touch up. None needed. Original front aluminum fascia panel shows oxidation and wear from normal use.
KNOBS: Factory original matching knobs are yellowed with age no missing metal center inserts.
LOGO: Factory red painted raised little Truetone icon is in excellent condition with minimal rub off.
DIAL LIGHT: No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge.
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! Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static free performance in the future. 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 original power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board. Not designed with one. Original factory molded green plastic back has top hairline crack that has been repaired and reinforce from inside underneath. No melted heat vanes.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing factory labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 5" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: mint or pastel green and white
YOUTUBE VIDEO here
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3. See info here
ADD A SMART SPEAKER. 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