Skymist Blue Turquoise 1959 Truetone D2801 Tube AM Clock Radio Dashboard Looking Front!
DESCRIPTION: This vintage radio alarm clock manufactured by Truetone in 1959 or 1960 in excellent working condition. Rare and beautiful. Embodies all the design quirks of the Jetsons, atomic age, space race era. So wacky! So kitschy! 50's gaud at its finest! Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in very good condition with no cracks, splits. There is a chip on the inside edge of the front grill top left corner. A corner of the Truetone insignia is missing. This radio is over 50 years old! No missing bottom labels almost 100% intact. The original knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no cracks no hazing no yellowing. The gold surround trim is slightly oxidized but still very shiny. The lettering on the tuning dial is crisp and intact no fading no flaking no rub off. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping no sticky spots. 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 clock motor is silent. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The sleep timer works. 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. The power cord and plug is original in excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. Original backing board is intact no cracks with crisp square edges and corners. 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 3" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: light turquoise blue and white
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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