SOLD! - Dec 9, 2015 - CORNFLOWER Blue Retro Jetsons 1959 Westinghouse – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Dec 9, 2015 - CORNFLOWER Blue Retro Jetsons 1959 Westinghouse Model H711T5 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!

$ 129.00

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CORNFLOWER Blue Retro Jetsons 1959 Westinghouse Model H711T5 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13.5" x 6" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Cornflower blue and white, with black clock face

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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Westinghouse in 1959 timeframe excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition no distress cracks, chips, or missing material. There was a chip on the front top right corner but it has been repaired and repainted. This radio is over 55 years old!  All the little clock knobs are still present. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. This radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The clock works and keep accurate time. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The replacement cable is strong and sturdy and routed through a stress relief bushing. Cord is in excellent condition with no splits, cracks, or exposed wiring. There is a appliance timer function has been eliminated to accommodate the replacement power cable.  Someone tried to replace the power cable at one point and created a wider opening where the original power was routed through. A color matching painted acrylic patch has been glued over the elongated opening. 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. This radio is not loud probably because the speaker is just 3" x 5". The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square 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 no pets. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage!

 

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