SOLD! - Sept 9, 2015 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - BIG PINK Mid Century Retro Jetsons 1956 Sylvania Model R598-7509 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - BIG PINK Mid Century Retro Jetsons 1956 Sylvania Model R598-7509 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11.5" x 5.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Pink all over
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BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. 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. Sounds great! See details here
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Sylvania in 1956 excellent+ working condition. Factory molded original colored pink plastic. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing plastic. No cracks on top. No repaints or repairs. This radio is over 55 years old! No missing label on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition. The location of the clock knobs inside the crevice of the clock bezel and cabinet edges make actuating the knobs somewhat difficult. This is a quirk (or deficiency) of the design. All knobs are present. The clear glass dial face is clear and no stress cracks or chips or hazing.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. The dial light works. 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!