SOLD! - Aug 29, 2017 - GREEN OLIVE Mid Century Retro Jetsons 1959 Arvin 5591 Tube AM Clock Radio Unique Style!
GREEN OLIVE Mid Century Retro Jetsons 1959 Arvin 5591 Tube AM Clock Radio Unique Style!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Olive green
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DESCRIPTION: Rare color and unique style. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Arvin in 1959 excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in good condition. No cracks. There are a few small chips on the right edge. There are a few small cigarette burns on the top. This radio is over 50 years old! No missing labels on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition. No missing knobs. The clear dial face has stress cracks. Please see the photo close-up. 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. 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 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. 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 no pets. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!