Red and Grey Mid Century Retro 1959-1961 CBS Model C220 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Never Before Seen Color Combo!
DESCRIPTION: If you have an ITCH for rare models in one-of-a-kind colors, this radio will SCRATCH THAT ITCH! From the personal collection of retired Chairman of CBS Global Marketing! See Retro Radio Farm blog on this collection. This antique radio was manufactured and marketed by CBS in 1959 to 1961 time frame. Extremely rare and original color combination. I have never seen another one! All original factory colors and not a hybrid mutt judging by the plastic component internal pins that show no signs of previous tampering (Yes, I'm sure). Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by CBS in 1959 to 1961 time frame in excellent working and physical condition. Cabinet is in excellent condition with chips or major scratches. Few small micro-cracks beginning on top by the back edge. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 50 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no cracks, chips, or major scratches. The gold factory painted raised clock hash markings are in excellent+ condition with no rub off. The lettering on the tuning dial is crisp and intact. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping no sticky spots. CBS logo applique is still attached excellent condition not lost. Amazing. 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. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. The alarm works. Designed as wake-to-radio only no buzzer. 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 replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. Factory original backing board is in excellent condition securely attached. Bottom factory label is in excellent condition. 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.
COLOR: Red and beige gray (taupe)
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6.5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 6lbs 1oz
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier