SOLD! - Nov 9, 2016 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - SEA GREEN 1959 General Electric Model T-129C Tube Radio
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - SEA GREEN Mid Century Retro Jetsons Vintage 1959 General Electric Model T-129C Tube Radio Near Mint!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: says "Turquoise," but looks sea green to me.
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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 General Electric in the late 1950's early sixties timeframe in excellent working condition. Cabinet is original molded turquoise plastic in near mint condition. The radio top looks almost factory new without hazy, 'swirlys' that are indicative of age and normal use. No cracks, chips, repairs, scratches, or repaints. No external reconditioning or repairs needed. Rare color. Instantly retro looking with a mid-century modern look. The front, top, sides, and bottom are all in near mint condition. Original knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is almost 60 years old! No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and turns very smoothly. No missing gold metal center caps on the knobs. The power cable is securely attached. No fatigue at the interconnect junction. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! Good performer. 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 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!