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08 May

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A while back I picked up an old 1940s Zenith radio.  It uses vacuum tubes unlike radios today.  Of course when I found mine it didn’t work and was well worn.  Here’s a pic of it when I bought it.  The wood veneer had been damaged in multiple places and it appeared that the edge had suffered a little water damage.  The wooden “feet” that are supposed to stick out at the bottom had both been broken.  One of the knobs was missing and the other damaged.  The translucent yellow wheels rotate separately from the black knobs.  The knob’s function on the left is on/off and volume.  The wheel on the left adjusts the tone of the radio which seems to just increase the treble slightly.  On the other side, the knob adjusts the tuning frequency and the wheel adjusts the band.

Here’s a close up of the right hand…

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