Ivory 1938 Vintage Emerson Model 138 Plaskon AM Tube Radio Golden Age Wonder!
DESCRIPTION: Rare and resplendent with golden age of radio deco flair! This radio is original factory molded in plaskon plastic a hard durable predecessor of modern polycarbonate and styrene based plastics. It is not hefty or bulky like bakelite. has tendency to crack but this one has no cracks! Beautiful AM Tabletop tube clock radio manufactured by Emerson in the 1940s or early 1950s time frame still in excellent+ working condition. This radio has a nice Art Deco style. No cracks, chips, or major scratches on top sides or front! No repairs or repaints of any kind. 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. Original ivory plaskon cabinet is flawless glossy condition. The volume and tuning knobs are original brown plastic securely attached. The tuning and volume knobs are in excellent condition. This radio is over 80 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Look at the neat Art Deco-ish type font! No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Tuning dial clear plastic window is original slightly yellowed with age. 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 replacement power cord and polarized plug is in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. 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 11" x 5.5" x 7" (l x w x h)
YOUTUBE VIDEO: here
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3 for $99 more: See info here
ADD Amazon Echo Dot™ for $149 more. See info here
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