Espresso Brown 1941 Fada Model 209 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Mini Bookshelf Delight!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by the revered Fada brand in 1941 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. No chips, or major scratches. There is a repaired hairline crack on the right side. Original factory molded brown Bakelite no repaint, no over spray, no touch up. None needed. This vintage radio is over 65 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots. Volume works with even smooth attenuation across the range. Dial light works. Original knobs are securely attached. Original dial clear cover is not cracked not warped slightly yellowed with age. The brand new replacement power cable 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 about 80% there. 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 12.5" x 7" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: brown molded 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 and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier