SOLD! - Feb 18, 2018 - CARAMEL And Cream Mid Century Retro Vintage 196 – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Feb 18, 2018 - CARAMEL And Cream Mid Century Retro Vintage 1961 Motorola C18W Tube AM Clock Radio Beautiful and Tasty Looking!

$ 229.00

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CARAMEL And Cream Mid Century Retro Vintage 1961 Motorola C18W Tube AM Clock Radio Beautiful and Tasty Looking!

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

COLOR: Caramel colored and cream

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DESCRIPTION: The Motorola designers must have had dessert on their mind when they came up with this radio. It looks like a very yummy tiramisu or coffee cake to me. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Motorola in early 1960s 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 fair condition. There are chips and little dings throughout along the right edge and the bottom left and top right corners. There is a cigarette burn on the back top edge. There is a scratch midway along the left side. This radio is over 55 years old!  Missing Motorola label on the bottom. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face is in excellent condition with no cracks of major scratches.  All the original little clock knobs are still present. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. The clock dial face has no oxidation or defects. 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. The alarm works. The clock and alarm set function work. The clock motor is quiet on this one. 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. 

 

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