SOLD! - Oct 9, 2017 - MINT GREEN Mid Century Retro Vintage 1959 Admiral 298 Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great!
MINT GREEN Mid Century Retro Vintage 1959 Admiral 298 Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Mint Green, like pistachio or pastel green
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Admiral in 1959 excellent+ condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing material. No cracks on top still glossy with just minor scratches. Original factory molded color. No repaints or over spray. None needed. This radio is almost 60 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition. The knobs are in excellent condition with no missing center metal caps. Surprising. The clear dial face has no cracks or scratches. Please see the photo close-up. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The on/off/alarm switch is a replacement. 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 buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. There is a appliance timer function in back. 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 unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. 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! This thing belongs in a museum!