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Zenith 805 (1935)


Zenith 805 (1935)

THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
Zenith didn't make a lot of cathedral radios. They were late in the market as Philco had introduced their "Baby Grand" cathedral and became industry leaders with the design. The "Zenette" cathedrals helped the company out of some financial difficulties, but Zenith had few cathedrals and lagged behind other companies. The 805 was the last cathedral Zenith produced. This five-tube, two-band (SB,SW) set is a pretty good performer. Blake went in and replaced all of the capacitors. He checked all of the resistors and tubes, replacing where necessary. He installed a new cloth power cord. He replaced the dial belt and added an audio cable for an external device. The set has really nice fidelity and sensitivity across the dial. Gary stripped the cabinet and finished up with a semi-gloss, grain filled lacquer finish. The radio has original knobs and speaker, and we installed a reproduction grille cloth. You're not going to find a nicer 805! 13"W x 15"H x 9"D.
Zenith 805 (1935)
THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
Zenith didn't make a lot of cathedral radios. They were late in the market as Philco had introduced their "Baby Grand" cathedral and became industry leaders with the design. The "Zenette" cathedrals helped the company out of some financial difficulties, but Zenith had few cathedrals and lagged behind other companies. The 805 was the last cathedral Zenith produced. This five-tube, two-band (SB,SW) set is a pretty good performer. Blake went in and replaced all of the capacitors. He checked all of the resistors and tubes, replacing where necessary. He installed a new cloth power cord. He replaced the dial belt and added an audio cable for an external device. The set has really nice fidelity and sensitivity across the dial. Gary stripped the cabinet and finished up with a semi-gloss, grain filled lacquer finish. The radio has original knobs and speaker, and we installed a reproduction grille cloth. You're not going to find a nicer 805! 13"W x 15"H x 9"D.
Sold by Joe Millward on December 20, 2020
Listed price on date of sale - $649.00
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