SOLD! - Sept 25, 2015 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Lipstick Red Retro Jetsons 1955 Admiral Model 5R3 Tube AM Radio Totally Restored!
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Lipstick Red Retro Jetsons 1956 Admiral Model 5B4 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
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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: Red tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Admiral in 1956 timeframe 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 good condition with no cracks, splits, or missing Bakelite. This radio is over 50 years old! Not missing labels on front speaker grill. The front 'Admiral' gold raised lettering is in good condition. The knobs are in working condition. The clear dial face has a hairline stress crack. 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 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 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!