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Crosley 517 "Fiver Deluxe" (1937)

Crosley 517 "Fiver Deluxe" (1937)

Regular price $425.00 USD
Regular price $566.99 USD Sale price $425.00 USD
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1924, the Crosley Corporation opened a plant that could produce 5000 radios a day, including the cabinets.

Due to the assembly line manufacturing they were called "The Henry Ford of Radio."

The Model 517 is a five-tube, two-band (SB,SW) radio.

Close to a dozen Crosley models used the chassis or the name "Fiver."

The outstanding feature is the glass "reflective dial."

The  original knobs, speaker and chassis are present, along with a period-correct replacement grille cloth. A note: There is a gold mirror behind the dial scale that is printed on the dial glass that creates a reflection when photographed.

It has had a complete electronics tune up with new capacitors; tubes and resistors checked and replaced as needed.
The dial belts are new for smooth motor operation and tuning. The chassis is clean and rust fee. The radio has very nice reception with no hum

It has a input jack on the chassis so you can connect your IPod, phone, LP , CD , electric guitar or other audio source.

Pick-up only on this radio. I can, however, hold it for you while you obtain shipping via either a courier, antique movers, or UShip, which seems to be the lowest price.

 This is a perfect example one a "Fiver" tombstone. Make it yours! 12-1/2"H x 11"W x 7-1/2"

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