This awesome piece of history comes from the 1930s or 1940s. I was not able to identify the model except for what was on the metal plate in the cabinet and it says A233296.Ome looking online, I don't believe that is the model number but it's the only identifying plaque I found. Beautiful wood cabinet and bakelite knobs as well as nice glass over the working dial makes this a must have piece for a collector! Snatch this rare item up! This would be the perfect gift. For the vintage radio collector in yo. This radio is in very good condition for being roughly. The cabinet itself is in very very good shape with a spot on the top (something must've spilled on it at some point) and there's 2 spots where the veneer is cracked/chipped. One is on the front below the push buttons and the other is on the side without the speaker, at the bottom corner. Both of these are easily visible in several pictures. All the buttons and knobs push or turn freely and the outer ring of the right dial tunes the dial very smoothly. The metal around the dial is a bit pitted and whatever got spilled did come down onto the bass button and the metal surrounding that. The glass is very nice. No cracks or chips at all. It has the original plug and when turned on, one tube lights up and there is a humming sound. When you move the dial or turn it off you do hear some crackling in the speaker.
I was not able to hear anything other than that. It seems to be very close to a working piece.Overall this is a fantastic piece and I can't imagine it would take much to get it up and running and in mint condition. Look closely at the pictures! Please keep in mind the magnifier shows much more than anyone will ever see. We are a non-smoking and pet-free household. I do try to describe them as thoroughly as possible, so please be sure and read my "Condition" paragraph. I have lots of other interesting items for sale, so please be sure and check them out too! Just click on the upper right hand box where it says: "See other items".
International buyers are ALWAYS welcome! The item "VTG Wood ZENITH Table Radio Automatic Shortwave Tube Bakelite Art Deco WORKS" is in sale since Wednesday, August 26, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49". The seller is "superchick1836" and is located in Groveport, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR.