Sonic Blue Mid Century 1958 General Electric Model 913D Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Beauty Sounds Fantastic Rare Working Clock Light Wow!
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 pastel blue color.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded light blue plastic. No cracks, chips or major scratches or missing pieces. Clock sliver color cover has two small hairline cracks. No chips or scratches or micro inclusions. Color matching back cover is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips or major scratches.
KNOBS: Original matching factory silver metal knobs are securely attached. Original factory little clock knobs with no broken flaps and securely attached.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Original clock light works! This is one of the few models from any manufacturer that has a button for clock light. Usually the clock light on this GE series is not working or broken internally. The clock light uses a gas bulb which doesn't need to be replaced, won't burn out. In addition to the clock light, the standard tuning dial light works and follows the movement of the tuning pointer.
CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Alarm and clock set function works and goes off at the correct set times. Buzzer works. Sleep timer works. Snooze button works.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static-free performance. 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: The replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Color matching back cover is original.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Missing bottom factory labels.
COLOR: light blue, George Harrison's Sonic Blue Strat
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 6" x 5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 4 lbs 4 oz
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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