Teal Blue Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 RCA Victor RCA 3RD-35 Tube AM Clock Radio Cute!
COLOR: Teal Blue
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM Clock Radio manufactured by RCA Victor in the late fifties time frame in excellent+ condition. Trim and compact modern design. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in very good condition in molded turquoise teal plastic. Crack on top is visible from the front please review photos. Nice mid-century shape with some flair. Color screams fifties. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. Original tuning knob is worn and plastic has yellowed over time. The black clock background of the dial is worn away on the bottom. Clock face is clear and lettering and numbers are in great shape. The bottom on the clock face has a noticeable scratch along the bottom of the face of the clock near the volume dial. The clear volume knob is original. The gold metal insert is intact and shiny. The RCA logo is nice with shiny gold accent. The thick original power cable is in good condition and securely attached. 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. 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!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 4.5" x 6.75" (l x w x h)
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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