Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier
PAPER WHITE Mid Century Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 RCA Victor Model 8-C-6E AM Tube Radio Works!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13.5" x 5.5" x 6" (l x w x h)
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1950's excellent working condition. Cabinet is original molded white color. There was a crack on top that has been repaired and repainted. The front white slatted grill is in excellent condition. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is almost 60 years old! Dial lights up very brightly. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The clock face is quintessential retro! Look at the neat offset hexagonal clock face! Yow! The power cable is good original condition and 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. The clock works and keeps accurate time. It is quiet too. The alarm works. The clock set works. The sleep function works. The wake up alarm works. 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. 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!