SOLD! - Aug 14, 2016 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Turquoise and White Retro Jetsons 1956 RCA Victor Model 9-C-71 Tube AM Clock Radio Works!
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Turquoise and White Retro Jetsons 1956 RCA Victor Model 9-C-71 Tube AM Clock Radio Works!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Turquoise and white.
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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: Very popular late fifties model with favored turquoise and white color scheme.Table top tube radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1956 time frame. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no splits, chips, or missing material. Original factory molded colors. No repaints. No repairs. None needed. This radio is over 50 years old! No missing labels. The knobs are in excellent condition. The gold metal inserts are intact and shiny. No missing clock knobs. Amazing. The clear dial face has no cracks. Please see the photo close-up. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The cracks on front grill. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The dial light light sup brightly. 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 clock is reasonably quiet. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. 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. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. The cord is in excellent condition no breaks or fatigue. 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!