SOLD! - Dec 4, 2015 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - RED Red Red Retro Jetsons 1956 Admiral Model 5B4 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - RED Red Red Retro Jetsons 1956 Admiral Model 5B4 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6" (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: RARE all 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. The red finish is original. Not refinished not repainted. There are numerous scratches and chips due to normal wear.. The gold metal stand in good condition. 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 tuning knob was broken but has been repaired. The clear dial face has a hairline stress crack. The clock is quiet and keeps accurate time. Please see the photo close-up. 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. Missing one of the little clock adjust buttons. There is a appliance timer function in back. 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!