Maize Goldenrod Vintage 1957 RCA Victor RCA 3RD-35 Tube AM Clock Radio Cutie Pie!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM Clock Radio manufactured by RCA Victor in the late fifties time frame in very good condition. Trim and compact modern design. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in very good condition in factory molded yellow goldenrod maize-ish color plastic. Not repainted no touch up no over spray. I fthis radio didn't look 50s enough, there is a real cigarette burn on top! There is a tight hairline crack on the top. No other cracks, chips, or major scratches. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. Original tuning knob is worn and plastic has yellowed over time. The black clock background of the dial is in very good condition. Clock face is clear and lettering and numbers are in great shape. The bottom on the clock face has a crack. The clear volume knob is original. Both gold metal insert are present, intact and shiny. Usually these go missing. The RCA logo is nice with shiny gold accent slightly rubbed off. The original power cable is in very good condition and securely attached no breaks at interconnect base. No exposed wiring. 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 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 12" x 4" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Yellow, maize goldenrod
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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