Bluetooth Ready To Go - Sable Black and Gray Vintage 1953 RCA Victor Model 6-XD-5 "The Glendon" Vacuum Tube Radio Dual Speaker Sounds and Looks Great!
BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. New integrated Bluetooth circuitry available only through Retro Radio Farm is completely internal inside the radio! No external plugs, cables, or receiver device! Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Pairs within seconds. No batteries to recharge! Sounds great! Absolutely no noise from Bluetooth circuitry!
DESCRIPTION: Cool mid-century styling featuring Cadillac-looking egg crate grill in mirror glossy black and gray! Great looking radio with a funny model name. This tabletop vacuum tube AM radio was manufactured by RCA Victor in 1953 in excellent plus physical and working condition!
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory mirror glossy molded black plastic. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Front slate gray grill is original molded color. Not repainted, no touch up, not over sprayed. All original factory colors. Front tuning aluminum bezel is clean shiny no dents no dings no pitting no oxidation.
KNOBS: Original knobs are matching and securely attached not yellowed with age. No missing knob gold metal inserts. Volume and tuning knob gold metal inserts are intact. The tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots.
LOGO: No missing logos. Front RCA Victor Little Nipper logo applique is not missing.
DIAL LIGHT: No tuning or clock dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
CLOCK: No clock
POWER CORD: Brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent working condition. No breaks, no splits, no repair with electrical tape, or other. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Factory backing board is in excellent condition and securely mounted. No broken or fatigued corners. All original four factory t-pins for backing board mounting.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom factory labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 5lbs 10oz
COLOR: black and gray
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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