Paper White 1959 General Electric Model C-402A Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric 1959 in excellent+ working and physical condition. Original factory molded white color. Clean example. Not repainted no over spray no touch up. None needed. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This is a 4 tube single stage Intermediate frequency transformer (IFT) circuit design so it's not going to pull in many stations or as loudly as a 5 tube 2 IFT stage receiver. It was designed for economy to be used where station signals were strong. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, or major scratches. This radio is over 60 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition. Nice white color volume knob. The clock dial face is clear. Original clock ON/OFF/AUTO switch knob is securely attached. No cracks, yellowing or haziness on clock window. No dial light. Not designed with one. 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. The clock motor is silent. The alarm works. The clock and alarm set function work. 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 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" 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