This listing is for a forth generation Zenith Royal 500 in nice condition. This is the last version of the “Owl” series so nicknamed because of their unique design of the knobs and speaker. The 500E was offered in 4 colors: Ebony, Maroon, Brick Red and White, and all White like this one. This coat pocket-sized radio measures 3 ½” wide, 6” tall, and 1 ¾” deep and weighs 16.5 ounces. It operates on 4 common AA batteries and when tested, played fine.
The radio offered here is in nice cosmetic condition. It is chip and crack free and has a nice shine to it. The gold metal trim accents are sharp and without damage. The chassis is also clean and all original. The radio is playing just fine despite no servicing, making this original beauty special.