AQUAMARINE Turquoise Mid Century Retro Vintage 1959 Arvin Model 5583 AM Tube Clock Radio Rare! Stunning!
DESCRIPTION: Rare and beautiful model. If you're looking for that quintessential 50s vibe and color, these Arvins of the day capture it perfectly with bells and whistles! And, the manufacturer name itself conjures up nostalgia feelings of old American industry, "Aaar-vin!" The Arvin aquamarine turquoise is a rich bright turquoise hue too. One of the best turquoise hues of the era. It's just the right amount of green, blue, and pop in a 50s turquoise. Other turquoises often seem muted, blended, too much green or blue or gray. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Arvin in 1959 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Cabinet is original factory molded turquoise color. There is no characteristic crack on the top. The front metal fascia has a few tiny tarnished areas. There a few rust flea bites on the clock face. Metal knobs are original and securely attached. The handle is built into the back of dial display. Very functional. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 55 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The clock works keeps accurate time and is quiet. The alarm works. The wake to radio works. The 'Repeat' snooze function works. The clock set works. The alarm set works. 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected inside and out. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment no pets.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 5" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Aquamarine turquoise
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