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I had several requests to make shipping available, so I am re-listing this radio. Please read the new shipping and delivery options below.
Downsizing requires me to thin out my collection, so I am offering this1939 Stromberg-Carlson model 440M console radio. This handsome 10-tube AM/SW radio features motorized tuning. It employs two 6V6tubes in push-pull configurationand the patented "Acoustical Labyrinth" speaker system for superior audio.
This radio receives the standard broadcast (AM) band and shortwave from 2-5 - 22.5 MHz. Eight tuning pushbuttons can be set to any AM stations of your choice. The radio uses a longwire antenna (any sort of wire will do, the longer the better).
I have restored the electronics by replacing the paper capacitors and some out-of-tolerance resistors, and cleaning and lubricating the controls and tuner. It plays as designed, with nice fidelity and plenty of volume.
The cabinet has ornate details and is finished in walnut veneer, with matching panels in front. It is in nice original condition, withscuffs and scrapes normal for any 72-year old piece of furniture.The grille cloth is in excellent condition. All of the knobs are original and intact. The dial glass markings are clear and undamaged. The decals above the knobs arecomplete and free of wear.
The Acoustical Labyrinth system was patented by Stromberg-Carlson in 1939, US Patent 2,014,777.
You can learn more about this radio and see additional photos in my website article at .
As with all vintage electronics, this radio is sold as-is. I can guarantee that it is working when it leaves my hands. Beyond that, no warranty can be given or implied.
The dimensions are 42" high by 27" wide by 14" deep. The radio weighs around 75 or 80 pounds according to our bathroom scale. The location is Woodinville, WA, 98072. You are welcome to pick it up here.
At popular request, I am offering shipping via Greyhound. The radio will be securely wrapped in bubble wrap and delivered to the Greyhound terminal in Seattle. You can get a quote from http://www.shipgreyhound.com/. At a glance, the cost looks like about $87 from here to Sacramento, about $90 to Boston or Miami. I will charge an additional $15 to wrap the radio and deliver it to Greyhound in Seattle.
Local delivery is another option. I will deliver the radio within a 100-mile radius of Seattle for a flat fee of $75.You will need to helpunload the radio at your destination.
I havehad good luck shipping radios via Craters & Freighters. You can get a quote fromthem This company will pick up the radio, pack it, and ship to your doorstep.
I have owned this radio for over 10 years and would prefer to keep it, but downsizing leaves me no choice.