SOLD! - August 29, 2014 - BEAUTIFUL Turquoise Retro Jetsons 1956 General Electric 566 Tube AM Clock Radio
BEAUTIFUL Turquoise Retro Jetsons 1956 General Electric 566 Tube AM Clock Radio
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5.5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Turquoise Green, almost like a Gumby green.
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in mid-1950's in 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! The black inner tuning knob is chipped. The outer grey volume knob is in good condition. Two of the little black alarm set knobs are missing. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The clear radio dial has a little drip mark by the lower right hand quadrant. 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!