Bluetooth MP3 Ready - Apple Red 1959 Motorola Model A1R-15 Tube AM Radio Totally Restored!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Motorola in 1959 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in good condition. There are no cracks or major scratches. There is a chip of missing material in the back corner of the radio case. Please review pictures carefully. No exterior repairs and repaints. This radio is over 50 years old! The knobs are ivory colored in good condition. The numbering is not faded. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The on/off volume knob is in excellent condition and turns on with a definite click. Both knobs are 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 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 has been repaired. 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!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 8" x 6" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier