SOLD! - July 21, 2017 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Salmon Pink Retro Mid Century Jetsons Vintage 1958 Philco E-814-124 AM Tube Radio Sounds Great!
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Salmon Pink Retro Mid Century Jetsons Vintage 1958 Philco E-814-124 AM Tube Radio Sounds Great!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Like salmon or watermelon pink
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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: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1958 excellent working condition. Cabinet is original molded salmon pink color. These old Jetsons styled radios in rare colors are becoming more and more collectible. There are numerous small chips along the edges. No cracks on top which is important! No exterior repairs, repaints. None needed. Tuning knob is original and securely attached. Not broken which is outstanding considering its size and unsupported protrusion. Volume knob is original. The Philco logo in lower left corner is tarnished. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 60 years old! Dial light works brightly. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. 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 power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The power cord is a new replacement with no fatigue at the interconnect. 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!