SOLD!- Nov. 8, 2014 BIANCHI GREEN Vintage 1955 Admiral 5R3 AM Tube Radio
BIANCHI GREEN Retro Jetsons Vintage 1955 Admiral 5R3 AM Tube Radio WORKS!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Bianchi green, like a pistachio green. Or mint green.
YOUTUBE VIDEO (cut&paste link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ17gXAGSHA&list=UUNXdUWfWZHpaDdrOyesz1Cw
MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. See details here (cut&paste link): http://www.retroradiofarm.com/collections/frontpage/products/play-mp3-from-your-ipod-ipad-galaxy-or-mp3-player
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Admiral in 1955 in excellent working condition. This was a very popular model back in the 50's. Cabinet is repainted Bianchi green color. No cracks on the top! Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. 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!