LEMON YELLOW Mid Century Antique Retro Vintage 1959 RCA Victor Model RFD19Z AM Tube Clock Radio Near Mint!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12.5" x 4.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Yellow with Gold trim
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DESCRIPTION: Rare and functional AM clock radio. It is very rare to find one of these radio models in a nice yellow color. Next to purple, original molded yellows are the rarest colors of radios from this period. This is a true yellow not yellowed ivory. Not repainted. No over spray. no touch ups. None needed. This is the radio you will turn on and actually listen to! This AM tabletop tube radio manufactured by RCA Victor in the late fifties time frame still in excellent+ working condition. This radio has a very good audio sound quality for design that is close to 50 years old. No cracks, splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! All original material and finish! No repaints or repairs. None needed. All knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial with external antenna. Excellent mid-century design statement. Looks very Mad Men! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear but not high contrast. The front metal fascia is good condition considering its age. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. There are a few missing chips of chrome trim paint on the upper left corner of the clock surround frame not larger than 1/16" each. Clock face in near mint condition! The clock works. The clock motor is quiet. The alarm works. The sleep function works. The clock set and alarm set work. The back panel is in excellent condition. The tuning and volume dials work fine. All out of spec 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. The original power cord and plug is in good working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. 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.