Burgundy Swirl Mid Century 1959 General Electric Model 913D Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Beauty Sounds Fantastic!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in 1958 time frame in excellent+ working and physical condition. Very popular late fifties step design in original factory molded burgundy swirl color. No repaints, touch ups, over sprays. None needed. No cracks, no chips, no major scratches. Clean as a whistle inside and out. Picks up AM stations up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 60 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. These knobs normally show rust and tarnish due to normal wear and age but not on this one. The edges of these GE knobs often look chewed up like a dog toy but not on this one. The metal caps are shiny with very little tarnish and oxidation. The champagne gold dial face has a hairline crack near 12 o'clock but no micro inclusions throughout. The paint behind the clear clock face is in excellent condition. The radio tuning bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. 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. All three little clock knobs are original and securely attached. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. The clock set screw is not missing its knurled knob in back which common. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. Sleep timer works. The tubes are working fine. The dial light works and follows the movement of the tuning indicator across the dial. 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 excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. Bottom factory label is missing. 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.
COLOR: burgundy swirl
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11.5" x 4" x 6" (l x w x h)
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier