Bluetooth Ready To Go - Salmon Pink 1952 Firestone Model 4-A-127 Vintage AM Radio Fantastic Catch!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. in 1952 in excellent working condition. Very rare model in a very rare color. This antique radio is evocative of rich looking decorative arts with a golden age flair. Original factory molded salmon pink color, not painted. No cracks, chips, or major scratches on top, front, or sides. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Reception is even better if you hook up an external antenna wire. Cabinet is in excellent condition. There are a few cord burns on the back edge top and a few on the bottom front edge and bottom. This happens over along period of time if a radio is stored with the cord wrapped around it. This radio is over 60 years old! The front facade is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips or major scratches. The clear clock and dial faces are clear no major chips or major scratches. There are few light scratches around the sleep dial on the clock face. The gold surrounds of both the clock and the dial are in good condition with just some small specks and oxidation. The knobs are in very good condition and are securely attached. The tuning knob is missing its center metal cap. The little clock set knobs are securely attached. The Firestone logo is intact and good original condition. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering on the clock or radio tuning bezel. The clear bezels are securely attached with few major cracks or scratches or inclusions. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. The tuning indicator translucent green is in good condition a little faint. Dial light works and lights brightly. Replaced with modern LED bulbs so never need replacing and very bright! Cord rash and plug imprint on bottom took decades in undisturbed storage with slow plastic-on-plastic chemical reaction. Kinda cool. You can see the plug and cord ghost images. 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. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Alarm set function works. Alarm works. Clock set works. The clock motor is quiet. No humming buzzing, or grinding noises. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. This vintage 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 4" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Coral or salmon pink
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BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play 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. Sounds great! Bluetooth receiver is attached with Velcro tape and can be easily relocated to front, back or either side.
Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier