SOLD! - Oct 22, 2016 - BEAUTIFUL Turquoise And White Retro Jetsons 1958 RCA Victor 9-C-71 Tube AM Clock Radio Works Great But Has Cracks!
BEAUTIFUL Turquoise And White Retro Jetsons 1958 RCA Victor 9-C-71 Tube AM Clock Radio Works Great But Has Cracks!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Turquoise and white. Quintessential fifties color combination. Powdery aqua not bright aqua.
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ADD BLUETOOTH MP3 FOR $99: 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
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by RCA Victor in 1956 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in fair with cracks, splits, or missing plastic on back and bottom. No cracks, chips, or missing material on front, top, and sides. This radio is over 50 years old! No missing label on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no stress cracks. Please see the photo close-up. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering.The dial lights lights up brightly. 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. 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!