Zenith B600 Trans-Oceanic Vintage 1950s/60s Short Wave Radio

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Item History - Pre-owned


Functional Condition - No Function/Power - This item does not power on or is non-functional or cannot be tested.

Cosmetic Condition - Average - It looks to be in average cosmetic shape for an item of this type with a typical amount of cosmetic wear to a comparable item of its age and use as shown.

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Included Accessories - Radio with attached power cord.

Manufacturers Description - This information is to be used for reference only. Because the item may be pre-owned, accessories or warranties mentioned in this section may not apply to this specific item. Please check the “Included Accessories” section and photos for more details..

The B600 model Zenith TransOceanic was significant for a couple of reasons. Not only the last tube-powered TransOceanic, it was also the last tube-powered portable radio manufactured in the United States.

With this set, built from 1959-1962, the history of "hollow state" TransOceanics drew to a close, overtaken by the all-transistor TransOceanics that had been growing in popularity since the introduction of the model 1000 in 1957.

It has a Wave Magnet antenna that use suction cups for window mounting as originally designed. There is different waveband selector switches. It has a Zenith Logs Charts including Dial-O-Map, Operating Instruction, Weather Information, Short Wave Station.

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