Olive Green Philco Mid Century Vintage 1954 Model C582 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Excellent Condition! Cute Looking!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop or counter top vacuum tube clock radio manufactured by Philco in 1954 time frame in excellent working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations above 650KHz dial without need of external antenna attachment. Below 650KHz, this particular example has some squeal and harmonic noise
CABINET CONDITION: Tabletop countertop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in excellent+ physical and very good working condition. No cracks, chips, or major scratches anywhere! All original factory molded colors. Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. Cabinet is original factory molded olive green plastic through and through. Not repainted. No over spray. No touch up. Not needed. Front two side gold aluminum fascia panels are in very good condition and securely attached with some rust dimples but no printing rub off. There is a large scratch next to the "V" on the volume dial.
KNOBS: Original matching knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. No broken attach posts. Not missing center metal inserts
LOGO: No missing logo.
DIAL LIGHT: No dial light not designed with one. But can be added for an extra charge.
SPEAKER: Original 4" speaker.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents. 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. Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static-free performance. 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 cord and plug are in excellent condition with no breaks, not dried, not brittle. No exposed wiring.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing factory labels.
PROVENANCE: Previous owner identity is not known. Was gently used then stored in a dry cool environment for a long period of time. No evidence of prolonged exposure to cigarette smoking, moisture, or pets.
BACKING BOARD: Factory original backing board is in excellent condition with no cracks or ripped corners.
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DIMENSIONS: 10" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs 3 oz
ADD BLUETOOTH: See info here
ADD SMART SPEAKER: See info here
ADD DIAL LIGHT 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