Mahogany Mitchell 1954 Model 1283 Vintage Tube AM Tone Alarm Radio Rare Brand!
DESCRIPTION: This amazing vintage clock radio is a dark swirly brown. The marbling effect is deep and rich with even tones of light and dark brown. The condition of this particular cabinet is excellent. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Original factory molded color not repainted. This vintage tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by the Mitchell Radio Company in 1954 is in excellent working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Nice deep rich tone. This radio is over 50 years old! The knobs are original and in excellent condition. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The Mitchell "M" is is great gold color. Nice Art Deco lettering and style. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Clock face window is in excellent condition clear no cracks no yellowing no warping. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent. Clock set function works. Alarm buzzer works. Alarm set function works. Sleep timer works. No dial light. Not designed with one. 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 5.5" (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