SOLD! Feb 22. 2015 - AQUAMARINE BLUE Retro Jetsons Vintage 1959 Arvin – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! Feb 22. 2015 - AQUAMARINE BLUE Retro Jetsons Vintage 1959 Arvin 2585 AM Tube Radio WORKS!

$ 299.00

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AQUAMARINE BLUE Retro Jetsons Vintage 1959 Arvin 2585 AM Tube Radio WORKS!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 5" x 7" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Turquiose, aquamarine. Aqua. One of the nicest shades of aqua or turquoise I've seen in this period for radios.

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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Arvin in late 1950's excellent working condition. This radio is the epitome of retro Jetsons age styling! Cabinet is original turquoise aquamarine color. The front brown, tan, and gold tweed is a striking contrast texturally with the aqua plastic. The characteristic crack is on the top. I've actually never seen this particular model without that crack. No other cracks, splits, chips or missing material. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio features dual speakers so it has a much better tone than normal single speaker radios. The handle is built into the back of dial display. Very functional. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 55 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. 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. 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. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage!

 

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