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    Posted 11 years ago

    Damato
    (17 items)

    I saved this old Zenith radio from salavage. Why do people throw away such nice items? I got it home and changed the cord, plugged it in and waited for the smoke. Then came the hum and finally found a local station. The speaker sounds good and has 3 adjustments. Could use some help on the model number.

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    Comments

    1. Leroy, 11 years ago
      Your radio is a 1938 model 6-S-254......a very common model for '38
    2. hotkitties, 11 years ago
      Good save! I admire people who save treasures from destruction!!!!
    3. Zenithman2003, 11 years ago
      I have the same radio. Replace the caps and it will be a good performer.
    4. raisedright127, 11 years ago
      My grandmother has one sitting in her garage. I think the perfect gift for Christmas would be to get it repaired for her but I don't even know where to begin to look for parts or repair. Please help?
    5. mhulbert, 10 years ago
      Could I get an est. on how much this is worth, my dad just got one at auction and cleaned it up and it is beautiful.
    6. lannd lannd, 10 years ago
      This was for the original OP .... One in better condition sold for $45.00 at the 2012 Kutztown Pa Spring antique radio show . Even then it needed a lot of work to bring it back to it's former glory

      If your was in excellent original or restored condition ( which it is NOT !) it would bring much more.

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