Scarlet Red Early 1950s Jewel Unkown Model ? Red Vacuum Tube Clock Radio Excellent Condition Simply Gorgeous! Not working.
DESCRIPTION: Non-working radio. Extremely rare model in a extremely rare color. Jewel is a somewhat obscure manufacturer as well. AM tabletop tube clock radio manufactured by Jewel in the 1949-50 time frame still in excellent+ working and physical condition. No cracks, abrasions, or scratches anywhere on the cabinet! No repairs or repaints of any kind. All original factory molded color. No repaint, no touch up no over spray. None needed. All knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. There is a chip on the top right side in the front, toward the top. The little gold colored metal clock knobs are original and high quality. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. This is a 4 tube 1 IFT design, so performance is going to be inferior to 5 tube 2 IFT designs. The fact that this radio receives as well as it does is a little surprising. The volume and tuning knobs are original matching gold plastic securely attached. This radio is almost 70 years old! All the original factory gold dial numbering and lettering is intact. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. The clock lettering is slightly oxidized. The tuning and volume dials work fine. Gold paint is slightly tarnished. All out of spec 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. The replacement power cord and plug is in good working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. The backing board is original in good condition has been reinforced in back with Lexan. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 4.5" 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