SOLD! - July 21, 2018 - SNOW WHITE Mid Century Retro 1959 Westinghouse Model H816L5 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
SNOW WHITE Mid Century Retro 1959 Westinghouse Model H816L5 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Westinghouse in 1959 timeframe excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition. No chips or cracks or major scratches. Original factory molded color. Top is slightly yellowed from age. No repairs, overspray, or repaints to the cabinet. None needed. This radio is over 55 years old! All the little clock knobs are still present. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. No stress fractures, yellowing, or major scratches. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. A little ruboff of Westinghouse paint from raised logo and clock numbers. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. This radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! Black clock knob is a replacement. The clock works and keep accurate time. The clock motor is quiet on this one. The alarm works. The clock and alarm set function work. The replacement cable is in good working condition. 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 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!