Black and White Mid Century Retro 1959-1961 Travler C230 Tube AM Clock Radio Rare Color Combo!
COLOR: Black and White
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DESCRIPTION: This radio embodies all the design quirks of the Jetsons, atomic age, space race era. So wacky! So kitschy! 50's gaudiest accents! This is an original factory color combo. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Travler in 1959 to 1961 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. The clock keeps accurate time. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing plastic. No cracks on top. This radio is over 50 years old! No missing labels. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no cracks. The gold surround trim is in good condition. The lettering on the tuning dial is crisp and intact. 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 clock works and keep accurate time for a mechanical analog design. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. One of the clock set screws is missing. 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 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 no pets. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 3" x 6" (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
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier