National 270~Two Seventy~Tube Ham Radio~Transceiver~NR

Shown is a National ' Two Seventy ' Tube Radio Transceiver made by the National Radio Co., Inc of Melrose 76, Mass. and marked on the back model number NC-270.I think this is some sort of base unit for Ham Radio operations but I'm not sure.The front of the radio has an oversized station tuning dial in the middle below the 6 band slide tuner (see photos).The 6 different bands are 80 - 3.5 to 4.0 ; 40 - 7 to 7.3 ; 20 - 14 to 14.39 ; 15 - 21 to 21.55 ; 10 - 27.9 to 30 and 6 - 50 to 54 .The front of the radio has many different switches and knobs as shown in the photos.They all seem to work with ease and the station dial moves back and forth with ease.The only thing that might not work is the little meter in the upper left corner.The gray metal painted front is in very good condition with only minor flaking of paint around the edges.The aluminum metal piece that is around the dial area is the only place that the radio is worn.No chips,cracks,breaks,dings or dents just worn from age.The rest of the radio is clean inside and out.The radio has 10 tubes with the tube numbers and location shown on the back paper label.The inside tube area is free of any rust or corrosion but it does have some light dust and dirt that will need to be cleaned by the winning bidder.The bottom underneath wiring is also clean and free of any rust or corrosion ... read more