ZENITH Wave Magnet Trans-Oceanic MODEL Y600 1957
portable 7 BANDS Shortwave tube radio
It is a true virgin, museum quality radio.
All the mechanical parts, electrical contacts and chassis have been cleaned and lubricated, same as volume control and tone switches. The dial light is in operating condition (needs battery). The extendable antenna telescopes up approximately 52" or so, has the original cap and cap clip and is in excellent condition, complete and effective. All controls, dials, push-buttons and the retracting cord work properly. The 1L6 (converter) and 50A1 (current regulator) tubes has been replaced with NOS.
The original case has been thoroughly cleaned and polished and looks great. The Log/Charts compartment is in very nice condition as are the individual enclosed pages.
The Y-600 is a 1957 model, with chassis 6T40Z, part of the last series of TransOceanics with tubes. It is a dual-powered radio receiver; it could operate from mains line 110 Volts AC and via a pair of "A" and "B" dry cell batteries for portability. A modern battery pack (for D size batteries) is included.
Also included with the radio three photographic copies of ORIGINAL magazine advertisements and a CD-ROM with the operating guide, Short Wave Station Chart, schematic diagram and alignment instructions.
Let the pictures do the talking!
73 DE SV2BBO