SAGE GREEN With Heather Tweed 1955 Montgomery Wards Airline Model GSE-1607 AM Bakelite Tube Radio Totally Restored!
COLOR: Sage Green with tweed grill cloth
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DESCRIPTION: AM Tabletop tube clock radio manufactured by Airline in the 1955 time frame in excellent+ working and cosmetic condition. This radio has a very golden age of radio look. This radio has received the total diva makeover! Original sage green factory paint has been matched and polished to match factory sheen. The heather charcoal tweed is new replacement stretched over original structure board. No cracks, splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! No exterior repairs or repaints of any kind. All original knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial with external antenna wire. Excellent mid century design! The volume and tuning knobs. This radio is over 60 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 back panel is a original in good condition. The tuning and volume dials work fine. No dial light. Not designed with one. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. 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 brand new replacement power cord and plug is in excellent working condition. 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 no pets. When this radio was new, Ike was president! This thing belongs in a museum!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 7" x 7.5" (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: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier