Chalcedony Black 1952 Admiral 5G32N AM Vacuum Tube Radio Mid Century Appeal in Spades!
DESCRIPTION: Beautiful tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Admiral in 1952 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 molded black urea plastic. Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Clear tuning cover is original with no cracks chips, or major scratches and securely attached.
KNOBS: Original volume and tuning knobs are securely attached no cracks, no broken attachment posts, no missing center metal inserts. .
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: No tuning dial light. Not designed with one. But can be added for an extra charge.
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. Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure stronger reception and 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: The original power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory backing board with clear factory printing.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Original bottom factory label is intact in excellent condition.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 4 lbs 7 oz
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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