Faberge Turquoise and Gold 1957 Bulova Model 100 AM Clock Radio Simply Fabulous!
DESCRIPTION: Audrey Hepburn called and wants her clock radio back! This antique Bulova clock radio has a fine jewelry look to it. High quality manufacturing and quality materials are apparent inside and out. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Bulova in 1957 timeframe in excellent working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in very good condition. There is a tight hairline crack on the left side top edge that has been repaired. There is a small hairline crack on the clock face lower edge. There are two tiny chips on the top front edge. Original factory molded turquoise color. Not repainted no over spray no touch up. None needed. This radio is over 60 years old! All original everything. Front gold metal grill is original with no cracks. No oxidation or rust. The volume and tuning knobs are in excellent condition greened with age and normal use. No missing little clock or alarm set knobs. There is little gold paint loss which is common with these Bulova knobs. The clear dial face is clear as an autumn day on Park Ave! The white clock face is clean with no tarnishing or greening. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. 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. There is a appliance timer function in back. 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. Backing board is in very good condition with crisp square corners. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. No missing factory labels. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
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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