Bluetooth Ready To Go - Nutmeg Brown Bakelite 1950 RCA Victor Model 9-X-561 Vacuum Tube Radio Boom Box!
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: This RCA design looks like what it's intended to do. Make sound! Vintage 1950 tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by RCA in excellent working and physical condition.
CABINET CONDITION: No cracks, chips, or major scratches. Not repainted. No over spray no touch up. None needed. Front circular gold plastic speaker grill inner trim rings have cracks.
SOUND QUALITY: This radio picks up AM stations real clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This is one of the best sounding vacuum tube radios from the 40s and 50s for one simple reason. It has a 10" speaker! Like horsepower in engines, there's no replacement for displacement.
DIAL LIGHT: Dual dial lights work and light brightly.
KNOBS: The knobs of this vintage tube radio are original and securely attached.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: The capacitors 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.
CLOCK: No clock
POWER CORD: Brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug has no cracks, or splits.
BACKING BOARD: Original backing board is intact in excellent condition.
LABELS: Bottom factory labels is in excellent condition and legible. Some parts missing.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: brown and gold
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier