Tapioca Beige 1964 Panasonic Model 720 Vacuum Tube AM FM Clock Radio Sounds Great Excellent Condition!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM antique clock radio manufactured by Panasonic in 1964 in excellent working and physical condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Receives FM stations clearly and loudly with aerial antenna attached.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded tapioca color yellow beige plastic. No cracks, chips no major scratches. Original factory molded colors not repainted. No touch up no over spray. None needed.
KNOBS: Original matching volume, tuning and band selector knobs securely attached with no cracks. Original matching gold metal color knob inserts are not missing. Usually one of both of these are missing.
LOGO: no missing logos. Front bottom edge aluminum fascia panel is in excellent condition no dents or dings, securely attached, no printing rubbed off.
DIAL LIGHT: No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge.
CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Alarm and clock set function works and goes off at the correct set times. Buzzer alarm works. Wake to radio and radio with buzzer. Sleep timer works. Front clock face back panel is clean white. Clock function side levers are a unique design. Top Drowse button works.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: Brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized power plug are in excellent working condition. No breaks, no splits, no repair with electrical tape, or other. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original backing board with clear factory printing is securely attached. All original 3 thumbscrews still present.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Bottom factory label is mostly intact some flaking.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14.5" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: Approx 5 lbs 4 oz
COLOR: beige tapioca yellow ivory
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Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: Japan
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier