(Thank you Old Radio Zone for this information) Zenith Model 5-S-119, 1936. 5 tubes, tunes American and foreign stations, split-second re-locator. ZENITH MODEL 5-S-119 Specifications from the 1936 dealer catalog. 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.
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. Replaced broken wire terminals, installed a 2 amp fuse. Rewired power supply and eliminated excess wiring. Removed the tuning capacitor and replaced rubber mounts. Replaced audio frequency coupling condenser two bypass condensers and the tone condenser. Also replaced two bias resisters that were out of tolerance. Checked the tubes and found one diode in the 6Q7 soft but good.
Gave it a complete alignment. Re-assembled with new chassis mounts. Upon close inspection the original? Walnut stain has some minor imperfections (please see photos) but doesn't take away from it beauty.
Has Zenith's original famous black dial. Interior lamps illuminates the dial nice and bright. All letters and numbers on the dial are legible and show very little signs of wear. 1930s style grill cloth original?
Is in very nice condition (please see photos). 20"W x 11.5" H x 9 D. Please note, Radio reception can differ depending on where you live, type of antenna, time of day and signal interference.
Reflects the sound of the time vs. Playing capability is accurately described based on my location and surroundings.
Quality may be different based on your area. Please pay within 48 hrs after receipt of invoice.
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This item is in the category "Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Radios\Tube Radios\1930-49".treasures" and is located in Menifee, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.