SOLD! - Feb 3, 2018 - POWDER BLUE AND SPARKLING SILVER Mid Century 195 – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Feb 3, 2018 - POWDER BLUE AND SPARKLING SILVER Mid Century 1959 General Electric Model 912 Tube AM Clock Radio So Sweet!

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POWDER BLUE AND SPARKLING SILVER Mid Century 1959 General Electric Model 912 Tube AM Clock Radio So Sweet!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Powder Blue

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ADD 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. See details here

DESCRIPTION: Rare desirable powder blue color with rarer even more desirable silver face. Most of these GE 900 series clock radios came with black clock faces. I think the sparkling silver face is much better looking and coordinates especially well with the powder blue. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in 1959 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Very popular late fifties step design in original powder blue color. Original factory molded color. No repaints. None needed. 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 cracks, splits, or missing plastic. No cracks on top. The back top heat vanes are slightly yellowed from heat. This radio is over 55 years old!  No missing labels. The knobs are in very good condition but tarnished gold metal caps. The tuning bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. 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 clock motor is silent. The lighted clock dial knob is not working. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The tubes are working fine. The dial light works and lights brightly. 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 original power cord has been replaced. 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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