BRIGHT SEAFOAM GREEN Retro Jetsons 1957 Bulova Model 120 Tube AM Clock Radio Absolutely Pristine! – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - July 11, 2017 - BRIGHT SEAFOAM GREEN Retro Jetsons 1957 Bulova Model 120 Tube AM Clock Radio Absolutely Pristine!

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BRIGHT SEAFOAM GREEN Retro Jetsons 1957 Bulova Model 120 Tube AM Clock Radio Absolutely Pristine!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Seafoam Green, Turquoise, with bling-y gold grill and trim

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DESCRIPTION: This radio must have belonged to someone with a lot of long term storage space because it is in absolutely stunning condition. The condition of the little gold painted knobs show almost no corrosion due to finger moisture. Probably whoever owned this clock radio didn't need the alarm because they didn't need to go to work. This clock radio could sit beside something brand new on your night stand and you couldn't tell the difference! Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Bulova in 1957 timeframe in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in practically new condition. This radio is 60 years old! All original everything. No repaints. No touch ups. No cabinet repairs needed. Front bejeweled and faceted grill is original. The knobs are in excellent condition. No missing clock or alarm set knobs which is common among these Bulovas. The clear dial face has no cracks and is clear as a spring day in Central Park. The clock face is clean with no tarnishing or greening. 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. 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!

 

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