Scrimshaw Bone Ivory Vintage 1959 General Electric Model T-129C Tube Radio Nice Sounding Nice Looking!
DESCRIPTION: This radio has a aged look of polished bone ivory. The uneven exposure to sunlight over long periods has turned this original beige ivory color to various shades of ivory, yellow ivory and yellow, giving it the appearance of bone color. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by General Electric in late 1950s in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. These GE models are budget performers. SImple design, works well, no frills. Like a Dodge Dart or Plymouth Valiant back in the day. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, major scratches, or missing plastic. No repaints, oversprays or touch-ups. Front metal tuning fascia is clean, unpitted, shiny condition. These a little oxidation at the bottom. The knobs are in excellent condition. The front grill is in excellent condition with cracks or missing vanes. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug is original and in good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Bone ivory, yellow ivory beige kinda in between both
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier