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Zenith 5-S-29 (1936)


Zenith 5-S-29 (1936)

THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
In 1936, the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 started to set up rural areas in America with electricity. Zenith dropped prices and started producing table radios with smaller versions of their popular black dials. Zenith sales jumped significantly, and more and more people were hired. The 5-S-29 is a five-tube, three-band (SB,SWx2) radio. The smaller dial had the multi-color bands and "split-second" tuning. We replaced all of the capacitors with new equivalents. The resistors and tubes were checked, and out-of-tolerance components were replaced. A new power cord, audio input and safety fuse were installed. This radio plays great. I still feel that Zenith made some of the world's best performing five-tube radios. Gary "Marvinized" the gorgeous Art Deco cabinet. A cool design feature was the metal bezel, which is just a smaller version of the console bezels. The original knobs, chassis and speaker are included, and a new period-correct grille cloth installed. Once again, if you are looking for this radio for your collection, it doesn't get any better than this! 18"H x 13"W x 9"D.
Zenith 5-S-29 (1936)
THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
In 1936, the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 started to set up rural areas in America with electricity. Zenith dropped prices and started producing table radios with smaller versions of their popular black dials. Zenith sales jumped significantly, and more and more people were hired. The 5-S-29 is a five-tube, three-band (SB,SWx2) radio. The smaller dial had the multi-color bands and "split-second" tuning. We replaced all of the capacitors with new equivalents. The resistors and tubes were checked, and out-of-tolerance components were replaced. A new power cord, audio input and safety fuse were installed. This radio plays great. I still feel that Zenith made some of the world's best performing five-tube radios. Gary "Marvinized" the gorgeous Art Deco cabinet. A cool design feature was the metal bezel, which is just a smaller version of the console bezels. The original knobs, chassis and speaker are included, and a new period-correct grille cloth installed. Once again, if you are looking for this radio for your collection, it doesn't get any better than this! 18"H x 13"W x 9"D.
Sold by Joe Millward on November 6, 2022
Listed price on date of sale - $749.00
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