SOLD! - June 28, 2014 - STUNNING AQUA BLUE Retro Jetsons 1957 Magnavox – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - June 28, 2014 - STUNNING AQUA BLUE Retro Jetsons 1957 Magnavox C5 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

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STUNNING AQUA BLUE Retro Jetsons 1957 Magnavox C5 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 15" x 6" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Aqua Blue. This is one of the most aqua of aqua blues I've come across!


DESCRIPTION: If you're looking for a retro clock radio that embodies all the guad and kitsch of the fifties, look no further: this tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Magnavox in 1957 is excellent+ working condition and represents quintessential fifties flamboyance. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing plastic. There is a small corner crack on top in back that has been repaired. This radio is over 50 years old!  Not missing any labels. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no stress cracks. Please see the photo close-up. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. 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. 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. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!



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