Turquoise and White 1959 Travler Model T-204 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Cute As A Button!
DESCRIPTION: This antique radio was manufactured and marketed by Travler as Model T-204 in 1959 time frame. These vintage radio models were usually molded in black or white. The grills are factory painted blue, pink or yellow. A wonderful vintage tabletop vacuum tube AM radio in excellent working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: The cabinet is original shiny white ivory plastic. Front frill has been reapinted original turquoise color. Absolutely stunning color combo! Original factory molded color through and through. No cracks, chips or major scratches. Travler front logo on gold metal plate is faded.
KNOBS: The iconic tri-star tuning knob is original and securely attached in excellent condition. The tuning dial works fine. Volume On/Off knob is original and excellent condition. No broken or repaired mount posts.
DIAL LIGHT: No dial light. Not designed with one.
POWER CORD: The power cable is securely attached no breaks no cracks no exposed wiring.
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! Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static-free performance. 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. The antique radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
BACKING BOARD: The factory original backing board is in good condition with crisp square edges and clear read-able printing. Missing top right corner and area by center vent holes.
FACTORY LABELS: Missing bottom factory labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3lbs 5oz
COLOR: White chassis with painted turquoise grill
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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