Taupe and Tan Zenith Model B615G AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sound Blaster Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1959 time frame in excellent working and very good physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations very clearly and very loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Has working tone knob on left side. The entire oval concave section of radio front is the actual size of the speaker. Very large 6" x 9" oval shape speaker is much larger than most other radios of the era. The sound quality is superior as a result.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded taupe gray color back and front tan color plastic. Not repainted. No touch up. No over spray. No cracks, chips, or major scratches or missing pieces. Front gold trim is in excellent condition with minimal rub off and tarnish.
KNOBS: Original factory matching red plastic tuning and and volume knobs. The tuning numbers are clear and readable no rub off. No missing gold metal inserts. Factory original color matching tone knob on left side.
LOGO: No missing logos. Front center grill Zenith logo is in excellent condition.
DIAL LIGHT: No tuning or clock dial lights. Not designed with this one. But can be added for an extra charge.
CLOCK: No clock
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 original power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board not designed with one. This model has molded plastic back cover.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Bottom factory label is weathered looking partially readable.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 4 lbs 12 oz
COLOR: taupe back tan front
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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