SOLD! - Feb 17, 2016 - BABY BLUE Vintage Antique Mid Century 1961 Arvi – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Feb 17, 2016 - BABY BLUE Vintage Antique Mid Century 1961 Arvin Model 5594 Tube AM Clock Radio Restored and Very Rare and Near Mint!!

$ 199.00

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BABY BLUE Vintage Antique Mid Century 1961 Arvin Model 5594 Tube AM Clock Radio Restored and Very Rare and Near Mint!!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 4.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Baby blue and white

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DESCRIPTION: This is a rare one! Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Arvin in 1961 timeframe in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent to near mint condition. This radio is over 50 years old!  The knobs are in excellent condition a little yellowed. No missing knobs. The clear dial face has no stress cracks. Please see the photo close-up. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing.  Look at the kitschy clock fachia! This clock radio would be perfect for a retro little boys room. 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 buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. 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. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!

 

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