SOLD! - Oct 28, 2016 - WACKY LOOKING Coral Mid Century Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 Philco H826-124 AM Tube Radio Works Great!
WACKY LOOKING Coral Mid Century Retro Jetsons Vintage 1957 Philco H826-124 AM Tube Radio Works Great!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 3.5" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Coral pink Wow!
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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: Here's one you don't see very often. Unbelievable retro kitsch appeal. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Philco in 1950's excellent working condition. Look at the wild oblique angles! Dual speaker design! Cabinet is original molded coral color. This radio is in very good condition with no chips or major scratches. There is a crack on the top. These old Jetsons styled radios in rare colors are becoming more and more collectible. This is a particularly rare design and extremely hard to find so it should fare well in the future resale market. The front grill is in excellent condition. No external repairs. No repaints. None needed. All original factory molded color plastic. Tuning knob is original and securely attached. The tuning knob is missing metal center cap. There are a few small dents and chips on the edges. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes because of its dual speaker design. This radio is over 60 years old! Dial light works brightly. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. The base cable interconnect even looks supple and strong with no signs of fatigue. These radio was well cared for! 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. 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!