Bluetooth Ready To Go - Early Sixties Wood General Electric Model C580A AM/FM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 300 ft. New integrated Bluetooth circuitry available only through Retro Radio Farm is completely internal inside the radio! No external plugs, cables, or receiver device! Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Pairs within seconds. No batteries to recharge! Sounds great! No noise from Bluetooth circuitry!
DESCRIPTION: Vacuum tube alarm clock radio manufactured by General Electric GE in early 1960s time frame in excellent working and physical condition. Factory constructed all wood cabinet with wicker burlap front grill fabric.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM and FM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. FM dipole antenna is included for better reception.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory constrcuted wood cabinet. Original factory finish not refinished. No touch ups. No over spray. No peeling or chipped veneer. The wood cabinet is strong and sturdy. The controls panel and aluminum trim is in excellent original condition with no dents or dings, no oxidation or rust, very little riub off of lettering. Function lettering and numbering is not worn off. Grill fabric is original with no rips, no fraying, no stains or discoloratyion, no seperation along edges.
KNOBS: Factory original matching tuning and and volume knobs are silver chrome in excellent condition with no paint flaking or rub off. Original factory matching clock fuinction knobs are securely attached.
LOGO: Original GE logo is in excellent condition.
DIAL LIGHT: Replacement LED uning dial light lights up brightly.
CLOCK: CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Alarm and clock set function works and goes off at the correct set times. Buzzer works. Sleep timer works.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: The original power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory fiberboard cover is in excellent condition and securely mounted.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 17" x 6" x 9" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 6 lbs 12 oz
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier