Madison Pink Mid Century 1959 Philco Model F813-124 Tube AM Radio Cuteness Overload!
DESCRIPTION: This is one of Philco more desirable designs. Looks good from every angle. Especially in this pink color combined with its proportions, the result is extreme cuteness. The simpler white fascia band instead of the normal pinhole variety makes this design look sleeker. This radio was lovingly cared for throughout its life. The owner took great care of this radio. This vintage radio was not used in the kitchen either because there was no evidence of oil or grease lint caking on the circuit board. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1959 time frame in excellent+ condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, or major scratches which is uncommon in this model. This radio is original factory molded pink color plastic. It is not repainted. It is not a faded ivory. The metal applique is securely attached with no waves. This radio is over 55 years old! The knobs are in very good condition with no cracks. The metal inserts are slightly tarnished. The tuning knob center gold applique is a replacement. The tuning knob works fine and smooth no slipping. The tuning station numbers are in near perfect condition. 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 unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug is good original working condition. No exposed wiring or fatigue by the interconnect that is common. 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. If you let this one get away, it will be a long time before you'll see another one like it!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Pink, like carnation pink
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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