DESCRIPTION: This tabletop vacuum tube AM radio was manufactured by Emerson in 1961 in excellent working an physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory shiny molded beige pink plastic top, sides and bottom through and through. Not repainted no touch up not over sprayed. No cracks on top. No other cracks, chips, or major scratches. Gold metal grill is not dented, dinged, or scratched.
KNOBS: Original knobs are matching and securely attached. No missing gold metal knob inserts. Usually one or both of these are missing. The tuning dial works fine: no slipping no sticky spots. Volume knob gold metal insert is slightly tarnished.
LOGO: No missing logos. Painted logo is slightly damaged and partially rubbed off.
DIAL LIGHT: None.
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! All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. Both intermediate frequency transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt for static free performance. 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: Brand new power cord and polarized plug are in excellent working condition. No breaks, no splits, no repair with electrical tape, or other. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board with this model. Color matching pink plastic back cover is in excellent condition with no cracks, co chips, no major scratches. No melted heat vents.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom factory labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 9.5" x 4.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 2 lbs. 10 oz.
COLOR: beige pink
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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