Chestnut Brown Bakelite 1947 Emerson Model 514 AM Shortwave Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Marvelous!
DESCRIPTION: Resplendent with golden age of radio deco flair! Popular model back in its day! Beautiful AM shortwave tabletop vacuum tube clock radio manufactured by Emerson in the 1940 time frame still in excellent+ working condition. This radio has a nice Art Deco style. No chips or major scratches! There is a hairline crack on the bottom that has been repaired. No repairs or repaints of any kind on this vintage radio. None needed. All knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need for external wire antenna. Picks up shortwave stations clearly and loudly also. Original cabinet of this antique radio is in glossy condition. All knobs are original matching plastic securely attached. This radio is over 70 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear some flaking. Look at the neat Art Deco-ish type font! Some missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Tuning dial clear glass window is factory original no cracks. Dial light lights brightly. Most examples from this series have thick cardboard backing boards that go missing over the years. This one still has its original backing board. Hooray! All out of spec 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. The brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. No exposed wiring on the back of the radio. 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 10" x 5.5" x 7" (l x w x h)
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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 and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier