Bluetooth Ready to Go - 1959 Leaf Green General Electric Model T-129 AM Vacuum Tube Clock Radio Sounds 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. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Sounds great! Bluetooth receiver is attached with Velcro tape and can be easily relocated to front, back or either side.
DESCRIPTION: Popular and attractive General Electric of Utica, NY vacuum tube radio model T-129 from the late fifties early sixties.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded turquoise plastic that has faded to various shades of leaf and jade green throughout. Nicely relic'd looking that occurs over half century of exposure and normal use! Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Front aluminum tuning fascia is not dented not dinged some oxidation in upper right corner.
KNOBS: Original volume and tuning knobs are securely attached no cracks, no broken attachment posts, no missing center metal inserts. Center metal inserts are tarnished.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: No tuning dial light. Not designed with one.
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. Both intermediate frequency transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to eliminate static in the future. 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.
POWER CORD: The brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory backing board securely mounted.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Original factory labels. Faded not readable back label.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10.5" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs
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ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: See info here
ADD SMART SPEAKER: See info here
ADD DIAL LIGHT: See info hereProduct: 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.