SOLD! - July 28, 2014 - SUAVE MAUVE PINK Retro Jetsons 1950's Philco K – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - July 28, 2014 - SUAVE MAUVE PINK Retro Jetsons 1950's Philco K778-124 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

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SUAVE MAUVE PINK Retro Jetsons 1950's Philco K778-124 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Mauve Pink. Best I can describe. Pinkish tan-ish mauve-ish. Weird color

DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Philco in late 1950's 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 with no cracks, splits, or missing plastic. No cracks on top. Incredible. The front clock dial face has a long crack. Please see the photos close-up. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. This radio is over 50 years old!  The knobs are in excellent condition. 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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