FIFTH AVE PINK Vintage Mid Century 1957 Bulova Model 170 Tube AM Clock Radio Simply Fabulous!
COLOR: Powder Pink
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Bulova in late fifties time frame in excellent+ working condition. Intuitively proportioned with rare painted gold front fascia. Very rare model. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. No cracks or major scratches. There was a section of the front bottom edge that chipped off but has been filled, repaired and repainted. Original factory molded pink urea plastic. Not repainted. No touch-ups or over spray. None needed. This radio is over 50 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition. The dial face is clear not yellowed. The gold trim is in excellent condition with flaking or scratches slight greening. 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. 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 is a brand new replacement 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. This thing belongs in a museum!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 4.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier