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SOLD! - Mar 24, 2016 - POWDER PINK Mid Century Jetsons 1959 General Electric Model C-406A Tube AM Clock Radio Works Great Some Issues

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POWDER PINK Mid Century Jetsons 1959 General Electric Model C-406A Tube AM Clock Radio Works Great Some Issues

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Powder pink

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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in 1959 time frame in excellent+ working condition. There is a chip along the top front edge. The bottom was poorly repaired at some point by its former owner. One of the plastic legs to broken off but the unit is still somewhat stable. Oddly, the graphics on the clear front clock bezel is intact with absolutely no rub off. Quintessential late fifties cove design in pink color. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Original factory molded pink plastic. This radio is over 55 years old!  No missing label on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face is clear. No dial light. Not designed with one. The clock 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 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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