SOLD! - Dec 9, 2017 - SEA GREEN Mid Century Vintage Motorola Model 56R Sea Green 1957 AM Tube Radio Rare! Works Great and Excellent Condition!
SEA GREEN Mid Century Vintage Motorola Model 56R Sea Green 1957 AM Tube Radio Rare! Works Great and Excellent Condition!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Sea Green, like a chartreuse green
YOUTUBE VIDEO here. I live in rural Connecticut and there's only one radio station that comes in loud and clear depending on the day.
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. See details here
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Motorola in 1957 in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition. No heat cracks, chips, or major scratches. There is a thin hairline crack on the bottom. This radio is over 60 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition. The gold metal inserts are original and excellent condition. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. 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 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. The upper right corner has broken off. The replacement 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!