Beige Pink And Tweed Mid Century 1960 Sylvania 8F15 AM/FM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Sounds and Looks Great!
DESCRIPTION: Want a vacuum tube radio but prefer FM and AM? Here's one for you. Tabletop tube AM/FM radio manufactured by Sylvania in 1960 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. Receives AM and FM stations clearly and loudly across the dial using internal antenna or external antenna included. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Switch from AM to FM with a turn of the switch. First time we've seen two tuning knobs! Why would they do that? Original factory molded beige pink plastic no repaint, no over spray, no touch up. None needed. Replaced grill cloth is excellent condition with no tears, no discoloration, no separation at edges, and no stains. This vintage radio is over 60 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning and volume dials work fine no slipping no sticky spots no missing metal inserts. AM FM selector works. Volume works with even smooth attenuation across the range. No dial light not designed with one. Original power cable and plug is securely attached no breaks, no fraying no exposed wiring. 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. Bottom factory label is not missing. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: beige pink and ivory tweed grill cloth
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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