Highly Figured Burl Wood 1940 Emerson Model 376 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Refinished and Restored Top To Bottom!
DESCRIPTION: Using rating system from the world of figured top guitars Les Pauls and Paul Reed Smiths, this radio has a 10+ top! Highly figured flame burl figured wood throughout. Sounds dreamy dual speakers! Vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Emerson in 1940 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. Has been refinished with many many coats of clear enamel and lovingly polished to a piano-like mirror shine. Ingraham of Bristol, CT made these and other custom radio cabinets for Emerson in 1930s and 1940s. No cracks split unglued seams, no water damage, no moldy bad smells. No missing or peeling veneer. There is a small section on the right side where the veneer has bubbled up a little bit. No broken or repaired front grill vanes. No discoloration, stains, or burns anywhere on the wood cabinet. No signs of previous refinishes. Picks up stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 70 years old! The tuning dial works fine. No slipping or sticky spots. The dial plastic cover is clear, no cracks, slightly yellowed with age. Dial numbering is clear intact no rub off or flaking. Dial light lights up brightly. 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. The Emerson decal is a new reproduction in perfect condition. Original backing board is intact broken but repaired in some areas by the bottom right. It's amazing the cardboard backing is still present and with all the original mounting screws. 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 unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. No missing factory labels. Bottom has a nice original metal "Ingraham" manufacturer emblem. The replacement power cord and plug are in brand new working condition with no cracks, or splits. 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 `15.5" x 7" x 9" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 9lb 3 oz
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COLOR: Original all wood construction. Not sure species wood
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Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier