Carnation Pink 1959 Electrohome Model 5C-18A AM Tube Clock Radio Near Mint Condition Sounds Sweet!
DESCRIPTION: Rare and beautiful pink Electrohome Roland vintage radio with push buttons that work! Reminds me of the push button transmissions of the era like in a 1960 Dodge Dart Phoenix. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Electrohome of Canada in 1959 in excellent working condition. No cracks, or major scratches. The cabinet is in excellent to near mint condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is original factory molded glossy pink color. No repairs or repaints. None needed. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbering is crisp and clear. The clock face is original no rust no stains. Clock face jumps out with Sputnik early space age coolness! Clock and tuning face clear cover is not yellowed, No cracks no haziness. No missing knobs. Knobs are original and securely fastened not cracked not missing gold metal center caps. The tuning dial works fine. Tuning pointer has a cute little red ball! Dial light works and lights brightly. Clock face is not lighted but clock light can be added to turn on when the radio or alarm is on for an extra charge. The clock works and keep accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming grinding noises or ticking. The push buttons are securely attached and don't pop off. The push buttons return to same level position. Push buttons are slightly yellowed with age. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with high quality modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! 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. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The thicker rugged power cord and plug are excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. Bottom factory labels are intact and legible. No exposed wiring. Original backing board is intact, clean, with solid mount points. Original bottom factory labels are not missing sections. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6.5" (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