Rare Vintage 1948 Packard-bell Art Deco (ivory W/18kt Gold) Tube Radio Mdl-100
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Rare Vintage 1948 Packard-bell Art Deco (ivory W/18kt Gold) Tube Radio Mdl-100 :
For your consideration is thisRARE VINTAGE 1948 PACKARD-BELL ART DECO (IVORY W/18KT GOLD) TUBE RADIO MDL-100(REFURBISHED).
Style: Table or Mantel /Midget/Compact
Tube Complement: 12SK7, 12SA7 ,12SK7, 12SQ7, 35L6, 35Z5
Dimensions 9.5”L x 6”H x 5”D / 236 x 147 x 124 mm
The original Packard Bell name began in September 1933 and became known for their “stationizing" their radio dials. The most renowned Packard bell Radio is the Japanese made, eight-transistor AR-851 best-known for its use as a prop on popular 1960’s television show “Gilligan’s Island” (Mary Ann or Ginger).
This Radio has had all paper Capacitors replaced including Electrolytic; tubes have been tested and appear strong. This radio has been cleaned and the exterior resurfaced and brought Lustrous shine. Additionally in order to highlight this radio Unique Art Deco styling’s its trim has been highlighted in 18KT gold.
The dial face and grill cloth were showing their age thus were replaced with one items we believe complements this radios styling. Finally the thin film celluloid dial face cover had become nearly opaque so it to was replaced as well. All other equipment is we believe original to this radio.
This Machine is a superhetrodyne type for standard broadcast/AM frequencies. It tunes and plays well.
This unit has is in excellent conditions and is completely functional other than what is mentioned above in the refurbishment process there is little else to be said.
Also please look at all the photos they are the highest resolution so any detail can be scrutinized.
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