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Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair

2 (TWO), ONE MATCHED PAIR OF VINTAGE RADIO CRAFTSMEN 500, ULTRA HIGH FIDELITY MONO TUBE AMPLIFIERS IN GREAT WORKING AND COSMETIC CONDITION. These are 1st VERSION (round corners OPTs) from Radio Craftsmen Co. Triode operated British KT-66 (6L6GC) audio amplifiers in Class A with 10watts, 8 and16 Ohms taps. Both are in matched cosmetic and mechanical condition. All internal parts are same and were selected from same vintage period. Same, new, vintage Stancor PC-8412 power transformers for proper replacement. One transformer is positioned bit forward. One amp 1st tube shielding one tab is broken off, but will be included. The Craftsmen 500 came in 1950-52 with 2 version, rounded and sharp corner output transformers. Both with original power transformer failure, corrected with proper specs, beefier replacement Stancor PC-8212, requered new mounting holes. Most original power trasformers if not bad NOW, will fail LATER. Inrush current limiter installed to protect amplifiers operation. As with all vintage amplifiers they should be operated with Variac to select proper operating B+ and bias. (117VAC) Bench and in home audio system tested and sounding flawlesly. THESE VINTAGE GEMS ARE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER BY MUSICAL LOVERS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND EVEN BY TODAYS STANDARDS , THE CRAFTSMEN 500 IS CLEAR, SWEET AND HAS SUPERB MUSICAL PERFORMANCE!! Both chromed chassis are with very limited pitting. Proper rubber pads with hardware installed. Serial # E 1096 Serial # E 3638 Tube complement: 2x6SN7 GTA, 2xKT-66 (6L6GC), 1x5V4 NO VACUUM TUBES ARE INCLUDED! Install your own tubes and enjoy music. The item “Radio Craftsmen 500 Vintage Mono Tube Amplifiers, matched pair” is in sale since Sunday, August 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Vintage Audio & Video\Vintage Amplifiers & Tube Amps”. The seller is “sables2″ and is located in Sykesville, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jordan, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Peru, Pakistan, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Brand: McIntosh
  • Custom Bundle: No
  • Modified Item: No
  • Model: radio craftsmen 500
  • Type: Tube Amplifier
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • MPN: Does Not Apply