SOLD! - Sept 12, 2017 - CORVETTE RED AND WHITE Mid Century Vintage Retro 1959 General Electric GE Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
CORVETTE RED AND WHITE Mid Century Vintage Retro 1959 General Electric GE Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Red and white
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by GE in late 1950s in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. The clock is quiet and keeps accurate time. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing plastic. There are a two crescent shaped scratches on top. Original factory molded colors. No repaints, oversprays or touchups. The white front facade has yellowed in marbled pattern. Looks unique not unattractive. This radio is over 50 years old! No missing labels. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no cracks. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. The gold surround trim is a little oxidized but intact. The front gold metal mesh screen grill is in excellent condition with no dents, dings, or oxidation. 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. One of the clock set screws is missing. 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 cool original red in 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! This thing belongs in a museum!