SOLD! - Apr 20, 2017 - OLIVE GREEN Mid Century Retro Antique 1959 Mitchell Fiesta Model 1305 Tube AM Radio Works Great!
OLIVE GREEN Mid Century Retro Antique 1959 Mitchell Fiesta Model 1305 Tube AM Radio Works Great!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 9" x 4.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Olive green
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Mitchell in 1959 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Bakelite cabinet is in very good condition. There is a crack on the right side that has been repaired. This radio is original factory painted green color. This radio is over 55 years old! The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Missing center cap. Volume knob is original and good condition. 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 but getting flimsy by the bottom attach points. The power cord and plug is good original working condition. 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.