SOLD! - May 27, 2017 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Burgundy Marbled 1950 General Electric Model 414 AM Tube Radio
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Burgundy Marbled Mid Century Retro Vintage 1950 General Electric Model 414 AM Tube Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 7" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Swirly marbled burgundy
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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
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DESCRIPTION: Most of the Model 414s from this period are all molded in solid burgundy, brown, or ivory color. This attractive marbled burgundy is less common and more desirable. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in early 50'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 in excellent working condition. No cracks, chips or major scratches. No repairs or repaints performed or needed. Cabinet is glossy burgundy color with marbly swirl. Excellent original condition cabinet with no splits, or seams, abrasions, or missing pieces. There are scratches on top. Knobs are original and securely attached. No missing factory labels or stickers. This radio is over 55 years old! Dial light lights up brightly. All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. 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. 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 original power cord and plug is in 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.