SOLD! - Oct 1, 2014 - SEAFOAM GREEN Retro Jetsons Vintage 1958 Admiral Model 248 AM Tube Radio WORKS!
SEAFOAM GREEN Retro Jetsons Vintage 1958 Admiral Model 248 AM Tube Radio WORKS! With Original Owner's manual!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Seafoam Green. One of the most brilliant seafoam green hues I've seen!
YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrGL1jbjQdc
MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. See details here: http://www.retroradiofarm.com/collections/frontpage/products/play-mp3-from-your-ipod-ipad-galaxy-or-mp3-player
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by Admiral in 1958 in excellent working condition. Cabinet is original molded seafoam green color. Not a repaint! The front off-white grill is in excellent condition. Small heat crack approx 1-2" on the top. Knobs are original and securely attached. Comes with original owner's manual! Incredible! This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached and in good condition even by the attachment junction. 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. 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!