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Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

Gorgeous Vintage Antique 1936 Philco 610 Tombstone Radio Serviced Works Great

For your consideration is this very desirable 1936 Philco Shoulder Tombstone Radio Model 610. It is a five tube a. Superhet covering the broadcast band, 530 to 1720 Khz, and two short wave bands 2.3 to 2.5 Mhz and 5.7 to 18.0 Mhz. The 2.3 to 2.5 Mhz band covered, at that time, the local police frequency. The radio works very well. Audio is loud without any distortion. The finish on the walnut wood cabinet appears to be the factory original. The veneer is tight all around but has two parallel scratches on the right side about 1 to 1 1/2 inches long (see the second photo). The radio has it’s original speaker grill cloth which was carefully cleaned. There are no holes. The speaker cone had deteriorated and was recently re-coned. The oval ornate metal and glass dial escutcheon was cleaned and all the glass reverse printing remains. The large station celluloid dial is a reproduction from Radio Daze. It is a bit redder and thicker than the original, however all the text and graphics are perfect. The knobs are the original for this model and in perfect condition. The dial shuttle mechanism works allowing the light from the dial lamp to point to each selected band. When you turn the knob below the tuning knob the receiving band is selected and the light will point to it. All three old filter tubular capacitors remain but are replaced with new electrolytics. All seven bakelite tubs were emptied and re-stuffed with new components. All resistors were tested and many that were out of tolerance were replaced. Any frayed or dried wires were replaced with period looking clothed covered wire. The three twisted wires going to the speaker were replaced with new cloth covered wire. A new #47 dial lamp was also installed. And, all moving parts were lubricated and all switches and controls chemically cleaned. The bell of the fine tuning vernier was disassembled, cleaned and re-lubricated. The old power cord was replaced with a new cloth cover cord terminating with a period plug. All tubes were tested on a TV-7 and all test good. The radio was powered and aligned accurately to an IF of 460Khz and then followup adjustments according to Philco’s instructions were made on all bands bands. When finished, using an antenna strung up in the shop, the radio received plenty of a. On the old police band, only noise was heard, but on the second short wave band tons of world-wide stations were received. To get all the reception from this receiver.. The way it was designed back in 1936, a long outside antenna 100′ or more is a must. However, many shortwave stations were heard with just the hank of 25′ wire strung up in my shop. The antenna wire is included so that you can get this Philco up and running right away. If you collect Philco’s or would just like an gorgeous looking Shoulder Tombstone radio to accent your decor then don’t pass this one by. You wont find one this nice. The approximate dimensions of this Philco Tombstone Model 610 is 13″ wide, 17″ tall and 9 deep. Thank you for looking. The item “GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1936 PHILCO 610 TOMBSTONE RADIO SERVICED WORKS GREAT” is in sale since Thursday, March 02, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49″. The seller is “radiogarage” and is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Gorgeous Zenith Consol-tone Vintage Antique Wooden Tube Radio Plays Great

Here is a really beautiful Zenith Consol-tone wooden tube radio model 6D629. It measures 13 1/2 X 9 X 7 1/2 inches. The cabinet is solid with its beautiful original burled wood finish. The two tone finish is in great shape showing minimal wear. It still has the Console-tone decal on the front. The dial is in great shape. The dial cover is a perfect reproduction and looks great. The grill cloth is in great shape. The knobs are perfect reproductions. The original back is still in great shape. The power cord has been replaced and a new vintage style AC plug installed. The chassis was repaired by the previous owner and plays great picking up stations across the dial with good volume. The dial lights up nicely. A truly beautiful radio that would be a great addition to anyones collection. Thank you for looking and please take a look at my other auctions for more great items. If it is more I will pay the difference. I pack well and promise that I will not put your item in a box 2 sizes too small with only one packing peanut and expect it to arrive safely. It will be packed with care. The item “GORGEOUS ZENITH CONSOL-TONE VINTAGE ANTIQUE WOODEN TUBE RADIO PLAYS GREAT” is in sale since Tuesday, November 29, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49″. The seller is “phonozombie” and is located in Mount Savage, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE

For your consideration is this gorgeous 1926 A. Grebe MU-1 Synchrophase 5-tube, 4-01A’s and a 112, battery radio, Serial XRSA. For a collector, the Grebe MU-1 is one of the most desirable of all the early 1920′s battery radios. It is considered one of the best working TRF-Neutrodyne circuits and is housed in a handsome solid mahogany cabinet with a mottled mahogany bakelite front panel accented with s. Tunning bright brass diamond hooded dial covers. This MU-1 works with the pair of vintage earphones, which will accompany the radio, and will require a range of different d. Voltages as shown in the hook-up chart mounted on the bottom of the cabinet(next to last photo). An ARBE III was used to provide all the required voltages…. Which is not included. This radio has two tuned RF stages and a tuned detector stage. The original grid-leak resistor was open so a modern resistor was shunted across it. The three stages can be tuned separately or ganged together by locking the thumb nut on the left and on the far right dial. All three stages are tuned simultaneously using the center “Master Dial”. All three stages are connected with a ball-chain drive. You can see the chain connection in my photos. The instruction sheet lists calibrated dial readings corresponding to wavelengths for the low and high ranges. The high range covers from about 175 m (1,700 khz) to about 315.6 m (950 khz). The low range covers from about 263 m (1,140 khz) to about 526 m (570 khz). The radio has the “high-low range switch” coupled to the center “Master Dial”. To place the radio in the “high range” you move the “Master Dial” past 100 as far as it will go. This action moves a lever inside that changes taps on the three “Binocular” coils. To place the receiver in the low range, you move the “Master Dial” below zero as far as it will go and this action moves the lever in the opposite direction. The three tuned circuits use the Grebe trademarked “Binocular Coils”. The design of these coils allow the RF stages to have significant gain without oscillating. The tube sockets all have spring-mounted tops to reduce sensitivity of the tubes to microphonic vibrations. This modification also mitigated another annoyance and that was customers complained that slamming the top lid would shake the tubes and the filaments would break. Another modification was the addition of a middle dial lamp, a new #40 was installed, and on the rear of the chassis another bulb acts as a fuse. You can see both in photo #9. The original Grebe MU-1′s didn’t have an earphone plug, so this was a modification by a technician in the past. This radio should also work with a period speaker connected as shown on the bottom hook-up sheet, however, none was available at this time. The 6-position “Colortone” dial on the center left controls tone and the volume control located on the right controls the filament voltage. (I noticed that the circular brass dial plates are opposite after I took the photos and will swap the tone and volume plates so that they are correct). The is some minor dings on the top lid of the cabinet, but nothing to detract from the beauty of the radio. This is a early battery radio and you’ll need a source of the required voltages, a long outside wire antenna, ground and some experience with operating TRF radios…. If you would like one of the best looking 20′s battery radios, then don’t pass this one by. You may not find one this nice… Especially one the works! I have taken a lot of pictures so that you can see how really nice this Grebe MU-1 is. Thank you for looking. Because this radio is big, approximate dimensions are: 22 1/2″ long, 9 1/2″ tall and 13 1/2 deep. The radio itself weight approximately 25 lbs. The item “GORGEOUS ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1926 GREBE SYNCHROPHASE MU1 BATTERY RADIO WORKS WithPHONE” is in sale since Sunday, October 25, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\Pre-1930″. The seller is “autoprints” and is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT

The model number on this wonderful radio is K731 & it was produced in the 1963 era. The maple wood cabinet is all original & in pristine condition with no cracks or scratches but this is one (1) extremely small ding on the top front edge which in no way shape or form detracts from the beauty of this radio. The cabinet on this radio has been cleaned & polished which still retains it’s original sheen or shine & the finish looks fantastic. This Zenith K731 came in two different styles “danish style” with legs & this model here “early american style” & they either were made with walnut or maple veneer. This radio has been well taken care of & for a 63yr old radio it looks spectacular. I have taken many pictures so you may get a good view at this gorgeous looking & working radio. There is no dial light as this radio did not come equipped with one. The 3 control knobs are original & in fantastic condition. The speaker grill cloth is original & in excellent condition. The original back panel is present & in excellent condition. The electric cord is in fantastic condition. The chassis is in great condition & it is a 7 tube unit with 3 controls & 1 switch. This is a vintage radio & must be handled & cared for & treated in this manor & not like a modern day boombox. Tube radio technology “unlike modern day solid state radios” can have interference/noise in the sound quality, caused by kitchen appliances, computer monitors, flat screen TV’S, florescent lights, washing machines, high power wires/lines above your home, etc… So where you position/place this radio in your home can make a huge difference & the direction/position it is set in. A lot of tube radios are directional meaning you “may” have to turn the radio one way or the other to receive the best reception. Tube radios usually take 30 to 45 seconds after they have been turned/powered ON before they start playing as the tubes have to warm up. The size of this fabulous & wonderful gem is 15-1/2″ long 8-1/4″ wide & 10 high. I package very well for a safe arrival. If you have any questions, please ask & I will promptly answer & as best as I can. Please ask questions before the end of the sale & not after. Thanks for looking I greatly appreciate it. The item “GORGEOUS VINTAGE ORIGINAL ZENITH K731 TUBE WOOD AM FM AFC RADIO WORKS GREAT” is in sale since Thursday, August 27, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1960-Now”. The seller is “birdman232″ and is located in Fenton, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Antique Vintage Radio: Zenith
  • Model K731: Year 1963
  • AM FM AFC Tube: Maple wood Cabinet

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940′S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940'S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS

The wood cabinet on this radio/phono is all original & in spectacular condition. The cabinet is solid & tight that has been cleaned & polished which still retains it’s original sheen or shine. The finish looks fantastic & the grain in the wood is spectacular looking & very pleasing to the eyes to say the least. There are no scratches in the cabinet note worthy of talking about but there is a small chip in the veneer on the lower bottom right side back edge of the cabinet. This small chip in the veneer does not in any way shape of form detract from the overall beauty of this radio. I have taken many pictures so you may get a good view of this gorgeous looking & working radio/phonograph. I believe the speaker grill cloth is original & in great looking condition. The 4 brown bakelite/plastic control knobs are in great looking & working condition. The original loop antenna system on the inside is in great working condition. The chassis of the radio is in great condition & it is a 5 tube unit with 4 controls. The controls are stated from left to right, #1-ON/OFF/VOLUME #2/3 outer control BAND/PHONO inner control TONE #4-TUNING & all 4 controls work great. The chassis has had all new electrolytic capacitor/filters installed & all wax/paper capacitors have been replaced & a new electric cord has been installed. You may or may not need to stretch this long antenna wire out but it will probably assist in better SW reception. When using the SW/Overseas band will differ depending on the time of day, evening or late night hours when using this band. Shortwave usually receives best in the evening or late night hours. This radio has been restored to great working condition. As I stated Shortwave usually receives best in the evening or late night hours. The phonograph record player plays 78rpm records only. The needle on the record player had been replaced several years ago. When using the record player you must turn the BAND selector to the P position & then place a 78 rpm record on the platter & then turn the power switch “located at the end of the record/tone arm” to the ON position. Then move the record/tone arm over onto the record & she will start playing like a fiddle. This is a very nice looking & working Crosley radio record player & you will be proud to own it in your collection or as a stand alone radio/phono as it’s power & beauty will surely be the talk of the room by all whom enter. This is a vintage radio & must be handled & cared for & treated in this manor & not like a modern day boombox. Tube radio technology “unlike modern day solid state radios” can have interference/noise in the sound quality, caused by kitchen appliances, computer monitors, flat screen TV’S, florescent lights, washing machines, high power wires/lines above your home, etc… So where you position/place this radio in your home can make a huge difference & the direction/position it is set in. A lot of tube radios are directional meaning you “may” have to turn the radio one way or the other to receive the best reception. Tube radios usually take 30 to 45 seconds after they have been turned/powered ON before they start playing as the tubes have to warm up. The size of this fabulous & wonderful gem is 15-1/4″ long 12″ wide & 8-1/2 high. I package very well for a safe arrival. If you have any questions, please ask & I will promptly answer & as best as I can. Please ask questions before the end of the sale & not after. Thanks for looking I greatly appreciate it. The item “GORGEOUS VINTAGE 1940′S CROSLEY TUBE WOOD AM SW PHONOGRAPH RADIO RESTORED WORKS” is in sale since Thursday, July 30, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49″. The seller is “birdman232″ and is located in Fenton, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Vintage Radio Record Player: Crosley
  • Model 56TP: Year 1940′s
  • AM Shortwave Overseas Tube: Wood Cabinet

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS

For your consideration is this gorgeous 1935 Philco Model 60 Cathedral. The radio doesn’t have an rf front end nor an internal antenna, so a long wire outside antenna is a must to achieve the reception the radio was designed for. Back in 1935 most homes had an antenna running from the peak of the house to a tree or another building. Audio is loud with just a bit of hum. The radio had been gone over a few times in it’s past and notable in 1984 with the date marked on the back of the chassis. But after comparison, this cabinet was is much better condition so this set received some of the tubes and shields from the other set. That set’s speaker, the one on this radio now, had the cone seam open and a few small holes around the speaker rim. Usually caused by not paying attention when placing the speaker back on it’s pins. So the repair looks worse than it is. The speaker works fine. The radio had it’s original filter caps removed, possibly in the 1950′s, and the holes were covered with a small metal plate, then in 1984 again the old filter caps were replaced with paper tubular types and then recently those were replaced with modern electrolytics which are in now. The power cord had been cut so a new polarized cord has been installed. All the tubes test “good”. All contacts were chemically cleaned and all moving parts were lubricated. And then, the radio was aligned according to Philco’s instructions on both bands. This gorgeously styled cabinet was in decent condition, but was touched up with Mohawk’s toning lacquers and top coated with a few coats of clear. The cabinet shows normal wear but retains it’s original look. The grill cloth is a n. There is a very small dark spot on the middle of the grill cloth, looks like a stain, but it’s in the stitching. The knobs were missing on both this and the parts radios, but after some searching the correct ones were found and are on. New chassis rubber mounts were installed so that the chassis is at the proper height. Philco’s Model 60 was released in 1934 and then again in 1935 but with a couple of different cabinet design. This in my opinion is the nicest of all the Model 60 designs. Back in the 1930′s the 1.5 to 4.0 Mhz band covered the old police band and foreign broadcasts, but today there isn’t much to listen to on this frequency band. If you are looking for a beautiful Cathedral for your collection or just to display then don’t pass this one by. It comes from the height of the radio era…. Some 80 years ago. And, you may not see one this nice again. Thank you for looking. The dimensions of this gorgeous Philco Cathedral is approximately: 13″ wide, 16″ tall and 9 deep. The item “GORGEOUS VINTAGE ANTIQUE 1935 PHILCO MODEL 60 CATHERDAL RADIO AM/SW BAND WORKS” is in sale since Thursday, June 18, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49″. The seller is “autoprints” and is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT

For your consideration is this wonderful 1939 motorola push-button table radio, model 61c. This nice radio is a six tube superhet receiving the standard broadcast band, 550 to 1700 khz, and a shortwave band 5.5 to 18.0 mhz. The radio works great on both bands. Many short wave stations were heard with just a small length of wire stretched out. The sound is pleasant to the ear without any hum or distortion. The first owners must have been excited to bring this gorgeous radio home and then gather around it to listen the soap operas, mystery dramas, music concerts and then, the all important war news. Please note that the finish on this cabinet is a process called photofinish. The factory made a photographic film of an exotic wood grain and then wrapped the top and all-around the surfaces of the radio. The top was damaged beyond repair and was stripped of the film and then sprayed a dark walnut color. The film on the rest of the radio, all the sides and front, has no damage what so ever. It is just beautiful, a real piece of art. The film was carefully cleaned and then given many coats of clear lacquer to preserve it’s beauty for many years to come. Many photos were taken so that you can get a good look at the quality of the colorful photo grain. And, it’s safe to say, you’d be hard pressed to find a photo finish this nice looking. Once the cabinet was finished, the chassis was tackled. The old tubular filter capacitor remains but it’s components were replaced with new electrolytics soldered to an installed terminal strip. Then, the old wax caps were replaced with new “orange drop” capacitors. Any resistor measured out of tolerance was also replaced. All tubes were checked and any weak were replaced with tubes testing “good”. A new dial cord was installed with a new rubber friction tuning drive drum, when tuning you should slightly press the tuning knob either up or down while turning. The dial needle assembly was missing and after some research, a new one was built from brass pieces. In my humble opinion it looks better than the original and works just fine. Two new #44 dial lamps were also installed. All contacts were chemically cleaned and all working parts were lubricated. A new polarized power was installed. The speaker cone has no tears or cuts and the voice coils moves easily. And, finally the radio was aligned on both bands. The push-buttons work, however i tend to leave them alone. The push-buttons are the mechanical type and. When a preset button is depressed the station. Needle moves by applying the pressure to a button which turns the variable capacitor to a predetermined location. The gold color foil slide rule dial is perfect, no cuts, scratches or missing digits. The plastic escutcheon was heated carefully to flatten the piece. You’ll notice there are no breaks or cracks. The dial glass was broken and missing pieces so a new plastic dial cover was installed the same thickness of the original glass. The speaker grill cloth is the original and was carefully cleaned and stretched out to dry. There are no holes or cuts in the grill cloth, it’s perfect. The original knobs were missing so three replacements are correct, the tuning knob is a close match. And 4 tuning. This lovely radio is a great player. You’ll find most short wave activity above 8 mhz. The radio doesn’t have an internal antenna, so a long external antenna, 100 foot or longer, would really enhance your listening pleasure. I’m really pleased with the way this nice radio finished up. The photo-finish is exceptionally nice and makes this motorola radio stand out. I’ve seen this same model in the past and the photo finish was so bad that who ever worked on it just painted the entire cabinet brown. If you are looking for a nice working radio and one that pulls in short wave stations then don’t pass this one by. You won’t be disappointed. Notice how beautiful the dial lights up in dim light.. The light shines brightly off the gold foil dial and the new brass pointer adds that air of class. This awesome radio’s dimensions are approximately: 16 1/2″ wide, 9″ tall and 9 deep. Thank you for looking.The item “GORGEOUS VINTAGE PRE WAR 1939 MOTOROLA TABLE RADIO AM & SW RESTORED WORKS GREAT” is in sale since Thursday, March 12, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49″. The seller is “autoprints” and is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.