CHERRY BLOSSOM PINK Motorola 1959 Model 57CF Clock Retro Radio Tube AM Clock Radio Looks Sounds Great!
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Motorola in late 50s time frame in excellent+ cosmetic and working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in very good condition. There is a rounded chip on the back right bottom.There is a repaired crack on the bottom. No heat cracks on top! No discolorations or heat warping. All original factory color. No repaint. No touch ups. No over spray. This antique radio is over 55 years old! Motorola label is original in good condition. The knobs are in good condition with a few rust spots. All the little clock knobs are still present and clean and securely attached. The clock bezel is clear, glossy, and transparent not yellowing. There are small stress fractures on the right inner side of the bezel. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The clock face is in excellent condition. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this vintage 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 clock and alarm set function work. No dial light. Not designed with 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 is a brand new replacement in excellent 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 4.5" x 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
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier