SOLD! - Mar 23, 2017 - AQUAMARINE Mid Century Retro Vintage 1959 Arvin Model 5583 AM Tube Clock Radio Rare!
AQUAMARINE Mid Century Retro Vintage 1959 Arvin Model 5583 AM Tube Clock Radio Rare!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 5" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Aquamarine turquoise
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ADD 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. See details here
DESCRIPTION: Rare and beautiful model. The aquamarine is a rich bright turquoise hue! Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Arvin in 1959 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Cabinet is original factory molded turquoise color. There is no characteristic crack on the top. The front metal faschia has a few tarnished areas. There a few rust flea bites on the clock face. Knobs are original and securely attached. 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 clock works keeps accurate time and is quiet. The alarm works. The wake to radio works. The 'Repeat' snooze function works. The clock set works. The alarm set works. 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 inside and out. 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!