The last time I turned this radio on was about a year ago and it was working. I turned it on yesterday and there is a hum.I was able to tune in one station with a short antenna. It is in GREAT SHAPE!
5 tubes, tunes American and foreign stations, split-second re-locator. ZENITH MODEL 5-S-127 Specifications from the 1937 dealer catalog. TUBES: Metaglas; 1-6A8 converter; 1-6K7 I. Amplifier; 1-6Q7 Diode detector and audio amplifier; 1-6F6 power output; 1-5Y3 rectifier.
A graceful table model, with skillfully matched figured butt walnut front panel, hard wood ends, reeded corners at top, flutes around bottom and well designed base. S: Tuning, switch and calibrated volume; Continuous tone. Tuning range of 3 bands covering 538-1,780 K. 557-168.2; 172.3-49.6; 54.5-15.5 meters. Built-in antenna tuning for doublet connection.Set may be used with hard-of-hearing aid and is adaptable to Secret Volume Governor. The item "Zenith Tube Radio 5-S-127 (5S127) from 1937 for Sale" is in sale since Wednesday, September 30, 2015. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Vintage Audio & Video\Vintage Radios". The seller is "beachrichp" and is located in Belmar, New Jersey.
This item can be shipped to United States.