Turquoise and White Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 RCA Victor Model C-3HE AM Vacuum Tube Radio
DESCRIPTION: We are so excited by this antique radio. We have not seen one since 2014! Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1957 excellent working condition. Cabinet is turquoise and white color with one tiny crack in the center. One tiny chip on the grill (see photos). The front blue plastic grill is in otherwise excellent condition. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is almost 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The clock face is quintessential retro! The 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. The clock works and keeps accurate time. It is quiet too. The alarm works. The clock set works. The sleep function works. Clock dial face is tarnished and worn at the upper left corner edge (look at photos, please). The wake up alarm works. 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. 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. When this radio was new, tail-fins were all the rage!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13.5" x 5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Turquoise and white
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier