PINK CYCLOPIC Vintage Mid Century Bulova Tube Radio – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Oct 22, 2016 - PINK CYCLOPIC Vintage Mid Century Retro Jetsons 1957 Bulova Model 140 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

$ 199.00

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PINK CYCLOPIC Vintage Mid Century Retro Jetsons 1957 Bulova Model 140 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 4.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Powder Pink

YOUTUBE VIDEO here. I live in rural Connecticut and there's only one radio station that comes in loud and clear depending on the day.

ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. See details here.

DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Bulova in late fifties time frame in excellent+ working condition. Intuitively proportioned and laid out but has a wild cyclopic look! ((o)). Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. No chips, melted material, whatsoever. Original factory molded pink urea plastic. No repainted. Crack on top of radio see photos. This radio is over 50 years old!  The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face is clear not yellowed. There are a few scratches on the front surface. Please see the photo close-up. The gold trim is in very good condition but has small hairline crack. There are sections where the gold trim paint has faded. 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 for a mechanical analog design. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. 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. The power cord is a new replacement. 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. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!

 

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