Early 1960’s German Made Saba 200/11 Tube AM FM & Short Wave Radio WORKS WELL!

WHAT A BEAUTY!!!

If you're in the market for a vintage radio that sounds as magnificent as it looks, then this is the radio for you. This Early 60's German Made Saba 200/11 Tube Radio operates in AM, FM, and Short Wave, and has the deepest, richest sound that I've ever heard from a stand-alone radio (take that Bose Wave Radio!!!). She warms up quickly and then delivers a clarity at high volume that, in my opinion, is jaw-dropping. All of the dials turn easily and the panel lights up beautifully. It has a light blue tuning indicator light that has a gap if not tuned in completely, but once a frequency is fully arrived at the two bands join together to make a solid light (a clumsy description, I admit, but the point is that you'll always be sure that you're tuned-in as well as possible to whatever station you desire…and with the fine tuning knob that is easier than ever.)
 
Cosmetically this radio was on the verge of being deemed "Near Mint" when my nimble fingers detected a few hairline stress cracks in the enamel finish originating from the corners of the right-side speaker vent while wiping it down with a dust rag. These small cracks went unnoticed when I was first inspecting it, and they are so inconspicuous that it took a determined effort to get decent photographs of them. There are three of them (see photos 5, 6, and 7) and they appear to be only on the surface and not in the wood cabinet itself. I assure you that they will never be noticed by anyone unless they tip the radio on its side and run their fingers along them. This is a very minor blemish and the rest of the radio is flawless
 
I did not remove the back panel, so I don't know if all of the tubes are functioning; it's hard to imagine this thing having any more output though. I was able to see that it was a bit dusty inside the cabinet, so a light cleaning is in order. Admittedly I know next to nothing about the electronics involved here, and I'm giving you as much information as I can think of giving. This radio has had only one other owner and he took meticulous care of his belongings, so this is not a restored item; to the best of my knowledge it is all original. If you have further questions please email me
 
Most Saba 200's still in existence are located in Europe (Germany, Austria and Belgium primarily). I am located in a suburb of Chicago Illinois. This means that you will save at least $40 in shipping costs if you are located in the U.S.. Unfortunately, domestic shipping for this item is still going to be somewhere around $95. It weighs over 33 LBS before packaging and I intend to ensconced it in Styrofoam and then bubble-wrap, then put it in box with foam peanuts and then wrap that box in bubble-wrap and place it in a box with foam peanuts…………….so I don't actually know the finished size or weight of this package yet. What I will promise is that it will cost U.S. buyers no more that $95 and if the finished packaging is smaller and lighter than I estimate, or if you live closer than California, then I will refund the difference back to your Paypal account as soon as lesser postage cost is known to me
 
IT IS NORMALLY OUR POLICY TO ALLOW MONEY BACK RETURNS IF AN ITEM IS NOT FUNCTIONING AS DESCRIBED WHEN IT ARRIVES. HOWEVER, IN THIS INSTANCE, DUE TO THE HIGH COST OF SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM, WE WILL NOT COMPENSATE THE BUYER FOR RETURN SHIPPING IF THIS ITEM IS RETURNED. THE DESCRIPTION GIVEN IS AS TRUTHFUL AND ACCURATE AS WE ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE GIVEN OUR LACK OF TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE PERTAINING TO RADIOS

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