SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio
SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio

SOLD! - Mar 31, 2019 - Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio

Vendor
Motorola
Regular price
Sold out
Sale price
$ 279.00

Sweet Baby Blue Bi-level 1957 Motorola 57CD Tube AM Clock Radio

COLOR: A medium pastel blue

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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Motorola in 1957 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 50 years old! and like similar antique radios of this model there is a heat crack on the top of the case.  Please review the close up photos of the vintage radio.  Motorola label on front speaker grill in great shape. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear tuning knob surround is in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no stress cracks. Please see the photo close-up. The gold metal front fascia is in good shape though through the years some of the golden color has rubbed off due to use. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The clock works and keep accurate time for a mechanical analog design. The alarm works. The clock and alarm set function work. There is a appliance timer function in back. 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. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment no pets. This thing belongs in a museum!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 5" 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.
Category: radio
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