SOLD! - May 15, 2017 - PALMETTO GREEN METALLIC 1951 Crosley Model 11-1 – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - May 15, 2017 - PALMETTO GREEN METALLIC 1951 Crosley Model 11-125GN AM Tube Clock Radio Quality Construction Sounds Great!

$ 399.00

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PALMETTO GREEN METALLIC Mid Century Retro Antique Vintage 1951 Crosley Model 11-125GN AM Tube Clock Radio Quality Construction Sounds Great!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 7" x 8" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Metallic green. Like Pontiac Lemans or Tempest or GTO mid sixties

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DESCRIPTION: Instantly memorable early fifties design! Combines classic deco and machine age and aviation design motifs in one cohesive styling statement. Looks almost retro nostalgic from recent times but this is a true 1951 vintage model. The metal trim is highest quality and polishes like new! The quality of the materials is unsurpassed inside and out. This particular radio is a rare factory metallic green color which was extremely rare and expensive back in the post war period. The Bakelite cabinet is repainted factory original color. The color match is nearly identical. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Crosley in 1951 in excellent+ condition. This quality manufacturer is one of the only ones still around today and still making radios. Incredible! No cracks. No chips. No major scratches. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. A rare model in a rare color. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. There are no cracks on the top. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The clock works and keep accurate time for a mechanical analog design. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The clock motor is quiet. No buzzing, humming, or grinding noises. The alarm is loud. 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 on cars were still years away!

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