Ivory White 1947 Bendix Aviation Model 110 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Excellent Condition Great Sounding Cuteness Award!
DESCRIPTION: Is it a radio or a toaster? Tabletop vacuum tube AM vacuum tube radio alarm manufactured by Bendix Aviation in 1947 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 ivory white painted Bakelite cabinet. Has been refinished in factory original ivory color. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces.. Tuning dial plastic cover is not cracked which is common among this model series. Has some flaking on numbers and graphics.
KNOBS: Original matching tan color plastic knobs are intact and securely attached. Tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots. Volume on/off switch is original turns on and off with a definite click.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
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. 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 replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board with this model. Dopes not apply.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 7" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 5 lbs 10 oz
COLOR: ivory white
ADD BLUETOOTH/MP3: See info here
ADD A SMART SPEAKER: See info here
ADD DIAL LIGHT: See info here
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