SOLD! - March 22, 2015 - MID CENTURY MARVEL Retro Jetsons Vintage Turquoise 1959 Airline DSE1625A AM Tube Radio Totally Restored!
MID CENTURY MARVEL Retro Jetsons Vintage Turquoise 1959 Airline DSE1625A AM Tube Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12 x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Turquoise Blue. Like aquamarine. Almost gumby green.
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Airline Montgomery Ward in late 1950's excellent working condition. This radio is the epitome of retro Mid Century styling! Horizontal slatted grill. Boxy looks. Cabinet is original greenish turquoise color No cracks anywhere! All original everything. No repairs. No repaint. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 55 years old! Dial light works great! 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. Backing board has been repaired. 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!