Lantern Red 1954 Truetone D2419-A Vacuum Tube AM Alarm Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Fantastic!
DESCRIPTION: This vintage radio manufactured by Truetone in 1954 in very good working condition. Rare and beautiful.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded Bakelite repainted in original factory color red. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Original front gold fascia panel shows no cracks, chips, or oxidation and wear from normal use. The repaint is mirror glossy smooth, no runs, polished, no dings, chips, or scratches. Bottom original red factory paint is not repainted.
KNOBS: Factory original black plastic knobs. Volume and tuning knobs are stacked design. The tuning knob is the inner flange knob. The volume knob is outer. Sometimes, the volume knob will also turn while you're tuning because the tuning and volume share the same potentiometer shaft. Clock clear function knobs are matching, excellent condition, securely attached.
LOGO: Factory Truetone icon is in excellent condition with minimal rub off.
DIAL LIGHT: No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge.
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! Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static free performance in the future. 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 original power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Factory original backing board is in cracked condition and securely mounted.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing factory labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 3" x 6" (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