"Being that the radio was under one ownership for so long, I would pull out the chassis, and look to see if/what work was done to it previously, before deciding to use it. If the filter caps (at the very least) haven't been changed out recently,…"
"Restored, it should have thundering volume available.
It is basically an AM/FM 800-B with out the short wave band and minus the electronic remote control features.
It is about 70 years old so it should need some attention for proper…"
"Thanks for the input. It is much appreciated. Everything works so far and I would love to have this as a home 78 record player/radio. The deco style tonearm, record changer with brass fixtures are really stylish. I would love…"
"I have not seen that exact cabinet, but it has a number of design details to suggest it is a smaller version Chippendale design. Appears to have the original record changer in th drawer.
Be a particularly good radio for playing 78 records. The…"
"Ah - you had posted a photo in photo section.
post war Scott model Metropolitan 16A. about 1948-49. 28 tubes including the magic eye tuning indicator.
Your angled front view with doors open makes it hard to identify the cabinet for sure. Thee…"