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SOLD! - April 17, 2017 - TURQUOISE Mid Century Jetsons 1957 General Electric Model 914 Tube AM Clock Radio Sweet!

$ 219.00

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TURQUOISE Mid Century Jetsons 1957 General Electric Model 914 Tube AM Clock Radio Sweet!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Turquoise


ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. See details here

DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in 1957 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Very popular late fifties step design in original turquoise color. Original factory molder color. No repaints. None needed. 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. There is a hairline crack on the back panel in the middle between the two mounting screws. This radio is over 55 years old!  No missing labels. The knobs are in excellent condition. The gold dial face is clear with no hazing. There is a web of stress fractures by 12 o'clock. Please see the photo close-up. The tuning 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 clock set screw is missing its knurled knob but setting functions still work with a strong finger grip. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The tubes are working fine. The dial light works and lights brightly. 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 original power cord has been replaced. 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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