Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm
Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free! - [product_type} - Motorola - Retro Radio Farm

Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free!

Vendor
Motorola
Regular price
$ 399.00
Sale price
$ 399.00

Powder Pink 1957 Motorola 57R Tube AM Antique Radio Real Gem Crack Free!

DESCRIPTION: A beautiful pink vintage tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Motorola in 1957 excellent+ working condition. No heat cracks! I can't believe it. 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, chips, splits, or missing bakelite. This model almost always has the heat crack above the amplifier tube. I have since added a heat shield to prevent possible heat cracks in the future. This is something Motorola engineers should have done back in the day. Original factory molded color. No repaint no over spray no touch up. This radio is over 60 years old!  The knobs are cool propeller style in excellent condition. No missing logo. Some rub-off on 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 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. 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. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11.5" x 4.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Pastel pink

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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.

Category: radio 

Cabinet construction: plastic

Period: 1950s

Country of manufacture: USA

Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.

Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier