Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!
Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!

Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!

Vendor
Zenith
Regular price
$ 299.00
Sale price
$ 299.00

Top Hat Black Leatherette 1950 Zenith Model G-503 Portable Vacuum Tube AM Valise Style Radio! Works Like A Champ!

DESCRIPTION: Lunch box valise style vacuum tube portable AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1950 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. 

SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations very clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.

BATTERY: battery is not included. Works with standard AC household power using power cord. Replacement batteries are available through some specialty manufacturers.

CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory constructed wood cabinet with faux black rawhide texture covering. No cracks, chips,  discoloration or major scratches or missing pieces. Vinyl covering is black with no rips, no separated edges, some wear on top seams and corners due to age. Molded black plastic front display cover is in excellent condition with no cracks, no chips, no major scratches. Powers on when front display is opened up as designed with clasp. Radio turns on when display pops up! Tuning clear cover is in excellent condition with no cracks, no chips, no inclusions. Pop up display hinge is in excellent condition, secure, not loose, and aligned. There is a hairline crack on front clear tuning display window. Handle and base mounts are tarnished but securely attached. Front metal clasp is in excellent working condition but tarnished. All four original bottom feet securely mounted. Back battery compartment hinges are in excellent condition. 

KNOBS: Original factory matching tuning and volume knobs in excellent condition. 

LOGO: No missing logos

DIAL LIGHT: No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge.

CLOCK: No clock.

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 brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.

BACKING BOARD: No backing board. no designed with one. Electronics compartment stays shut securely. 

FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing factory labels inside the electronics front compartment.

OWNERS MANUAL: original owner's manual for this exact model is included.

COLOR: black faux rawhide textured covering

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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 9.5" (l x w x h)

WEIGHT: 7 lbs 12 oz

Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.

Category: radio

Cabinet construction: wood

Period: 1950s

Country of manufacture: USA

Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.

Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier

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