Carrara Ivory Bakelite 1947 RCA Victor Model 66X12 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Sounds Great! Loud and Clear Sounding!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM vacuum tube radio alarm manufactured by RCA Victor in 1947 in excellent working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations very clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment. High Low tone switch works with clear tonal separation.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory ivory painted Bakelite cabinet. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Not repainted, no touch up not over sprayed. There are small paint chips throughout due to normal wear and tear over the years. The top ivory finish looks like it's getting thin on spots but not worn through. Clear glass tuning window is in excellent condition, no cracks, no flaking numbers, and securely attached.
KNOBS: Original three matching factory ivory Bakelite knobs all securely attached no missing tension clips. 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 replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original backing board securely mounted to the back of the cabinet. Usually these backing boards go missing over the years.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 7" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 8 lbs 5 oz
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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