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Mirror-Tone 804 (1947)
(Plaskon tube table radio)

Mirror-Tone 804 (1947)

This is one of two Mirror-Tone compact ivory Plaskon radios being offered. Mirror-Tone was one of a few brands sold by John Meck Industries. This 804 model is relatively rare, being the earlier version of this radio with octal tubes and a slide rule dial. The cabinet is clean, free of chips, and has a nice original shine. There is an incipient hairline on the bottom, which has not really broken through and is not easily visible. This was an inexpensive radio in its day, being a four-tube TRF design with a wire antenna. TRF sets don't have the selectivity of a superhet; on the other hand, the broad tuning offers superior audio bandwidth, so it sounds good! The chassis has been fully recapped and aligned for like-new performance. A new polarized power cord has been installed with the power switch rewired to greatly improve the safety of this otherwise hot-chassis design. The original antenna wire is still there, ready to use. All four tubes are of the fairly obscure "LE-HI" brand and might be original. This radio is very compact and light, so shipping will be inexpensive. 8"W x 5-1/4"H x 4-3/4"D.  $150.00. (1310161)

Mirror-Tone 804 (1947)

This is one of two Mirror-Tone compact ivory Plaskon radios being offered. Mirror-Tone was one of a few brands sold by John Meck Industries. This 804 model is relatively rare, being the earlier version of this radio with octal tubes and a slide rule dial. The cabinet is clean, free of chips, and has a nice original shine. There is an incipient hairline on the bottom, which has not really broken through and is not easily visible. This was an inexpensive radio in its day, being a four-tube TRF design with a wire antenna. TRF sets don't have the selectivity of a superhet; on the other hand, the broad tuning offers superior audio bandwidth, so it sounds good! The chassis has been fully recapped and aligned for like-new performance. A new polarized power cord has been installed with the power switch rewired to greatly improve the safety of this otherwise hot-chassis design. The original antenna wire is still there, ready to use. All four tubes are of the fairly obscure "LE-HI" brand and might be original. This radio is very compact and light, so shipping will be inexpensive. 8"W x 5-1/4"H x 4-3/4"D.  $150.00. (1310161)
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