Siena Brown Swirl 1958 Philco Model F760-124 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Premium Model Dual Speaker!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop AM vacuum tube radio manufactured by Philco in 1958 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. This was the top of the line Philco clock radio for its day! LIke a Lincoln or Cadillac.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Dual speaker sound with working left right balance switch on top.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is in excellent condition. No chips or major scratches. There is a very faint thin hairline crack on the top hood. Original molded glossy swirly brown plastic. All original factory molded colors. No repaint, no over spray no touch up. None needed. Factory front white painted trim details have flea bite paint chips and dings. Front clear clock and tuning windows are in excellent condition with no cracks and securely attached. Gold paper tuning back is in excellent unwrinkled condition no oxidation trails no greening np water stains.
KNOBS: Original factory matching volume and tuning knobs are in excellent condition with no cracks. Factory original matching two little clock function knobs are in excellent condition with no broken flaps and no stripped inside notches. Usually one or all of these little clock knobs are missing, or broken flaps, or stripped inside notch. Not this one! Top left right speaker balance knob tip is original matching color.
LOGOS: No missing logo plaques
DIAL LIGHT: Tuning dial light works and lights brightly. No clock light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge.
CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is somewhat silent, no humming, no grinding, no ticking noises. Slight motor whirring sound. Clock and alarm time set function works. Wake to radio alarm or radio and buzzer. Sleep timer works. Appliance timer in back works. Gold clock back metal is in excellent condition. No rust no oxidation no water stains.
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 unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
POWER CORD: The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Factory original backing board is in excellent condition with clear readable print.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing factory labels.
COLOR: brown swirly
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 5.5" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 5 lbs 5 oz
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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