SOLD! - Dec 6, 2014 - CORAL PINK Retro Jetsons Vintage 1958 Arvin Model 5578 AM Tube Clock Radio WORKS!
CORAL PINK Retro Jetsons Vintage 1958 Arvin Model 5578 AM Tube Clock Radio WORKS!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Coral Pink, almost like a tomato red
YOUTUBE VIDEO (cut&paste link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YXUW2StriY&list=UUNXdUWfWZHpaDdrOyesz1Cw
MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. See details here (cut&paste link): http://www.retroradiofarm.com/collections/frontpage/products/play-mp3-from-your-ipod-ipad-galaxy-or-mp3-player
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Arvin in 1950's excellent working condition. Cabinet is original coral pink color. The front gold metal trim is in excellent condition. No cracks on the top! No cracks on front clock bezel. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Alarm works. Clock time set knob works. Sleep function works. Clock is silent. All knobs are present and securely attached. 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. 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 power cord and plug are good original 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. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage!