SOLD! - July 8, 2018 - TURQUOISE BEAUTY Mid Century 1959 Zenith Model E514B Tube AM Clock Radio Excellent Sounding!
TURQUOISE BEAUTY Mid Century 1959 Zenith Model E514B Tube AM Clock Radio Excellent Sounding!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
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DESCRIPTION: Rare original factory molded color in shiny glossy condition! Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Zenith in 1959 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Original factory molded turquoise plastic. There is a rounded chip on the bottom back right corner. No repaints, touch-ups, or over-spray. None needed. This radio is over 55 years old! No missing labels. See the nice royal looking Zenith crest as the tuning indicator above the tuning knob? Very nice touch in excellent untarnished condition. The knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. The clear dial face is clear no cracks. No dial light. Not designed with one. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. 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. The power cord and plug are brand new replacement 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!