LAGUNA AQUA Bi-level Retro Jetsons 1957 Motorola 57CD4A Tube AM Clock Radio Works Great!
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Motorola in 1957 excellent+ working condition. Original factory molded color. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. No heat cracks. There was a chip on the right side towards that back that has been repaired and repainted. There was a chip on the upper back left hand corner that has been glued back on. This radio is over 50 years old! The original knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no stress cracks. Please see the photo close-up. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. Tuning fascia has scratches. 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. There is a appliance timer function in back. 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 working condition with no cracks, or splits. The power cord is a new replacement. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Aqua Blue
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier