Mocha Brown Bakelite 1947 Arkay Model 5SE Vacuum Tube AM Radio Sounds Great Cute Little Bakelite!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM vacuum tube radio alarm manufactured by Arkay 1947 in excellent working and mint 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 molded Bakelite cabinet. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Not repainted, no touch up not over sprayed. Tuning clear window is not cracked no major scratches and securely attached.
KNOBS: Original matching factory brown marbled plastic knobs securely attached. Tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
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. not designed with one.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 9" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs 10 oz
COLOR: Brown Bakelite
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested good