DESCRIPTION: This tabletop vacuum tube AM radio was manufactured by Zenith in 1965 in excellent working and 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 walnut faux woodgrain brown plastic back. Grill pattern is metal mesh in near mint condition.
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. Rare tone control works.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Rare dial light lights up when plugged in and powered on. Nice feature!
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 to ensure 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: Original power cord and 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 brown 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 11.5" x 3.5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs. 5 oz.
COLOR: walnut grain and brown
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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