VINTAGE GUILD COUNTRY BELLE MODEL 556 RADIO TELEPHONE
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This is a VINTAGE 1956 PRODUCTION RUN âe" SOLID WOOD CASE GUILD RADIO AND TELEVISION CORP. INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA âe" The Country Belle Super Heterodyne âe" SUPERHETERODYNE Radio Receiver Model 556 Tube radio 30 WATTS 105-125 VOLTS 60 CYCLE AC. The wall mount âe" hanging radio is the same size and scale of the ANTIQUE KELLOG wall mount telephone âe" phone - phones produced during the turn of the century.
The radio is in wonderful working condition. Lift the hand piece off the cradle and the radio turns on as expected and the radio has a great sound without any crackle. The tuner has a POLICE AM Band and lights up when energized. When you raise the ear piece to turn the radio on, turn - rotate the crank to tune in a station and the Tone âe" Volume controls are above the Tuning Crank.
I purposely did not clean or oil the radio telephone so you can see the phone as it is. The wood would look fantastic and come alive with a coat of wood polishing oil, but whoever purchases the radio should be the one to do this. All the gold lettering on the phone is complete and dull in parts due to the age. The rear paper label is complete and contains the schematic diagram along with all manufacturer information. The upper right screw is missing; this is the only flaw I can see provided I did not miss anything. Overall the VINTAGE... read more