Turquoise and White 1957 RCA Model X-4HE Vacuum Tube AM Radio Works Great Dual Speaker Sound!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1957 in excellent working and very physical condition.
CABINET CONDITION: The top has a diagonal heat crack on the right side. There is a small chip on the front top edge. No other cracks, chips, or missing pieces. Front turquoise green grill is in excellent condition. Front aluminum fascia is in excellent condition no dents no dings no waviness securely attached.
WORKING CONDITION: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
LOGO: No missing logo. Filteramic badge is in excellent condition.
KNOBS: The original knobs are in excellent condition no cracks no chips. Not missing gold metal center cap.
LETTERING: No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Red tuning pointer is in excellent condition.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
SOUND QUALITY: 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.
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! Both intermediate frequency transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure clear static free operation in the future. 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: No backing board.
POWER CORD: The original power cord and plug are in excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
FACTORY LABEL: No missing factory labels.
COLOR: turquoise and white
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs 8 oz
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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