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
SHINY BLACK Retro Jetsons Vintage 1956 RCA Victor Model 6-X-7 AM Tube Radio Great Sounding!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 6" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
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MP3: Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Add Bluetooth See details here
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DESCRIPTION: Table top tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1958 in excellent working condition. Cabinet is original molded black. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, repairs or repaints anywhere. This radio is over 55 years old! The knobs are in excellent condition. The gold metal inserts are original and excellent condition. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The front bottom edge logo fachia is missing. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. There is a small chip on the edge of tuning dial. 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 no pets. This thing belongs in a museum!