SOLD! - Dec 18, 2016 - PASTEL GREEN Retro Jetsons 1958 Motorola 5C23GW – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Dec 18, 2016 - PASTEL GREEN Retro Jetsons 1958 Motorola 5C23GW Tube AM Clock Radio Beautiful!

$ 199.00

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PASTEL GREEN Retro Jetsons 1958 Motorola 5C23GW Tube AM Clock Radio Beautiful!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 5" x 5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Pastel green

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DESCRIPTION: RARE Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Motorola in 1958 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 with no splits, chips, or missing material. This radio is over 50 years old!  No missing labels. The knobs are in excellent condition but yellowed. No missing clock knobs. Amazing. The clear dial face has hairline crack by the on off switch. Please see the photo close-up. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. The Motorola label is faded.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 clock works and keep accurate time for a mechanical analog design. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. 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!

 

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