SOLD! - Oct 17, 2014 - PISTACHIO GREEN Retro Jetsons Vintage 1953 RCA Victor S-XD-5 Tube Radio WORKS!
PISTACHIO GREEN Retro Jetsons Vintage 1953 RCA Victor S-XD-5 Tube Radio WORKS!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6.5" x 7.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Pistachio Green or mint green with olive green grill
YOUTUBE VIDEO (cut&paste link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCnMGGiHuG0&list=UUNXdUWfWZHpaDdrOyesz1Cw
MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. See details here (cut&paste link): http://www.retroradiofarm.com/collections/frontpage/products/play-mp3-from-your-ipod-ipad-galaxy-or-mp3-player
DESCRIPTION: Funky mid-century styling featuring orthogonal cross hatch grill in contrasting olive green! Someone in the 50's really went to town with a slide rule to accomplish all the angles and facets in this grill design! Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1950's excellent working condition. Cabinet is original Pistachio green or mint green color. The front olive greenish grill is in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, splits, or repairs anywhere on top, sides, or front! There are a few small scratches and abrasions. There is a repaired crack on the bottom. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio features a dual 4" speakers so it sounds great! This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is 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. 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!