SOLD! - Jan 9, 2015 - HOT PINK Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 Truetone Western Auto Supply Model DC2852 AM Tube Clock Radio
HOT PINK Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 Truetone Western Auto Supply Model DC2852 AM Tube Clock Radio
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Hot Pink. Not powdery pink or neon pink. Kinda like Salmon Pink
YOUTUBE VIDEO (cut&paste link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OtXwAkCo5I
MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. See details here (cut&paste link): http://www.retroradiofarm.com/collections/frontpage/products/play-mp3-from-your-ipod-ipad-galaxy-or-mp3-player
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Truetone (Western Auto Supply) in 1950's excellent working condition. Cabinet is original hot pink color plastic. The front clock face is in excellent condition. Nop cracks on clock face. No cracks on the top! There was a hairline crack by the top left side but it has been repaired and repainted. No other cracks, chips, or fractures. Knobs are original and securely attached slightly faded. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. Loud clear sounding with very good sensitivity and reception. This radio is almost 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. All paper and wax 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. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations. 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 no pets. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage!