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
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Black and Ivory Retro Vintage Black Ivory 1951 Admiral 5X13N Tube AM Radio
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11.5" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Black bakelite with ivory colored grill
YOUTUBE VIDEO here. I live in rural Connecticut and there's only one radio station that comes in loud and clear depending on the day.
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 radio manufactured by Admiral in 1951 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Semi-glossy black Bakelite cabinet is in very good condition. No cracks on top. No cracks, chips, or repairs. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light not designed with one. Dial bezel is clear not yellowing no cracks. The volume on/off knob is secure. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. 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. The cardboard backing is original and in very good condition but slightly bowed outward And beginning to separate on top right corner. Original cord is in good working condition. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. 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.