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Beautiful 1937 Silvertone - 4669 Art Deco Original Wood Radio Recapped & Playing For Sale
Welcome to another Back_In_Timemachines sale! The items sold here are genuine antique or vintage mechanical items that have been correctly and professionally restored or items found in excellent original condition. We reject the idea that “vintage” has to mean, rusty, scratched, dirty or “untested”.
FOR sale TODAY:
I am excited to offer a very beautiful, rarely seen example of the SILVERTONE MODEL 4669, c. 1937. Very large - think 1/2 of a console. It is a gorgeous Art Deco period design - it was meant to be a work of art as well as functional. If you're looking for a special decorator piece or need a great looking example for your collection - this beauty is it! We were able to retain nearly all of the original finish on this piece. The chassis was recapped and electronically repaired prior to purchase and the radio plays well on both AM and SW bands. 30-day warranty on Tubes, Capacitors, Resistors parts and labor. Please look closely at all the large size pictures for details. We can add an MP3/iPod jack to the chassis after the sale for a flat $65 fee - just ask.
Perfect Gold, Lighted Dial Scale. New Plexiglass cover.
GORGEOUS, polished, original Silvertone knob set.
Features the fancy "Teledial" station tuning - working but will need reproduction station caps.
Green Tuning Eye Tube
Original Grille Cloth - excellent condition.
CABINET: We cleaned the radio cabinet with Murphy's Oil Soap and then did an inspection. The finish was so beautiful on most of the radio that we did not remove it on most of the radio. As such, there are a few spot with some minor finish loss near the bottom of the cabinet. Only the top required refinishing with Mowhawk toning and finishing lacquers and blended to match the rest. Two edge chips on one back side and the bottom edge of the front were filled and blended and some small loose veneer spots were glued down on lip in front - also see two small age crinkles there close-up. The whole cabinet was then given a clear lacquer top coat for matching and protection and the result is an excellent, beautiful original looking piece.CHASSIS: An American 8-tube, three-band chassis. Rust free. Electrolytic and wax paper capacitors replaced. Tubes, resistors and wiring check and replaced of necessary and alignment done. The original EM speaker had a good coil but warped cone and was replaced with a period PM speaker with correct field resistance. (If you would like the original speaker please discuss with me after sale.) Plays well with good tuning sensitivity.PLEASE ASK ALL QUESTIONS BEFORE offerDING. The BIN price is a fair ask for this pretty of a piece so use it now if you don't want to risk losing this radio! Please wait for an invoice before paying so I can add in shipping insurance or you can arrange local pickup.Dimensions: 20-1/2" x 12" x 14-1/2" Weighs 31 lbs (Unpacked). (All tube radios are subject to background interference of electronics in your home environment so reception and playing quality may vary depending on location in your home and antenna use.)
100% GUARANTEED just as pictured and described so you can offer with confidence - RETURNS are accepted for this item (see below). Please look at all the pictures and ask any questions you have BEFORE you offer. SEE "OTHER SERVICES" TO CHOOSE THE BEST SHIPPING COST TO YOUR LOCATION
Click Buy-It-Now or make a fair offer before it's gone!
Please continue to check back - I will be listing Zenith, GE, and Emerson radios later in the week.
NOTE: You buy and use antique electronic items at your own risk - we are not responsible for any injury resulting from the use of these used, antique, electronic devices.
We MUST hear from winning buyers within 3 days of the sale’s end. Payment MUST be received within 5 days of receiving an invoice. PayPal payments are preferred. Feel free to contact us regarding payment methods. If payment (or contact) is NOT received within 5 days, an dispute will be opened. This dispute will be closed within 4 days after being opened and the item will be re-listed.
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Items are usually shipped within 72 hours of payment receipt (excluding Saturday/Sunday). Please Note: Shipping cost have gone up due to a rise in prices from UPS and USPS as well as recent cost increases for packing materials and boxes. The shipping calculator pulls its figures directly from UPS and USPS and, unfortunately, these price increases are out of our hands. We ship all purchases with full insurance and strive to make sure that our customers pay close to exact costs as possible. Any price you pay in excess of materials and shipping costs paid will be refunded.
GUARANTEE AND RETURN POLICY:
All of our items are guaranteed to be as described in the sale, including the pictures. We accept returns or adjustments on our items unless the sale says "No Returns" in the description – which is rare. Items damaged in shipping will be handled by the shipping insurance. In order to return an item for a refund, you MUST notify us of a problem within 3 days of the item’s delivery and the item must be returned in EXACTLY the condition it was sent to you within 7 days. These are the only return conditions we follow.
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Beautiful 1937 Silvertone - 4669 Art Deco Original Wood Radio Recapped & Playing: $257