Boat Anchor 1966 General Electric Model C551D Solid State AM Clock Radio Works Great Rugged Construction!
DESCRIPTION: If you're looking for a compact radio for your nuclear fallout bomb shelter, look no further! This thing is solid as a brick and made of steel! Tabletop AM radio manufactured by General Electric in the mid '60s in excellent working and physical condition. Cabinet is original factory molded vanilla ivory color with leather grain surface texture. The front chrome metal chassis is in very good condition with no rust, tarnish and very little oxidation. No cracks, chips, repairs or missing material. No repaint or repairs. None needed. All original everything. All knobs are original and securely attached. Tuning and volume knobs are cast metal! This radio is over 50 years old! The on off sleep little knobs are all present and working fine. Amazing. These little knobs almost always go missing after all these years. The tuning dial works fine. Dial light works and lights brightly. Replaced with modern LED so it's. brightly and never needs replacing. The power cable is securely attached. The original cord is in very good working condition no cracks no brittleness, no exposed wiring. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is quiet no humming buzzing or grinding sounds. Alarm works. Clock and alarm set function work. Sleep function works. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. 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.
COLOR: ivory and steel
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 8" x 5" x 3" (l x w x h)
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic and steel
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis.