Bluetooth Ready To Go - Copper Face Wood Cabinet 1946 Gilfillan Brothers Model 56B AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great Rare Manufacturer!
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: Manufactured by Gilfillan Brothers in USA in 1946 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. All original factory wood cabinet is wood construction with maple veneer. Small veneer chips in front top, side corners have been repaired.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory constructed wood cabinet. Original finish has not been stripped. Tung oil has been used to protect the veneer. There are repaired veneer corners on front top, and side bottom. Has been restained to match rest of veneer. The wood cabinet is strong and sturdy with no cracks, splitting or water stains. No cigarette burns on top. The front original copper front metal is tarnished but not rusted no dented or dinged. Original front tuning window clear cover has a puncture hole about the size of a pencil tip.
KNOBS: Factory original matching tuning and and volume knobs are Bakelite in excellent condition.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Replacement tuning dial light lights up brightly.
CLOCK: No clock
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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.
POWER CORD: The brand new replacement power cord and safety power plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory wood back cover is in excellent condition and securely mounted.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 7" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 7 lbs 1 oz
COLOR: brown maple
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Solid state transistor circuit.