SOLD! - April 8, 2015 - WILD CHERRY RED Retro Jetsons 1950's Dumont Tu – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - April 8, 2015 - WILD CHERRY RED Retro Jetsons 1950's Dumont Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!

$ 299.00

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WILD CHERRY RED Retro Jetsons 1950's Dumont Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13.5" x 6" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Cherry Red, like cherry sours red, or Red Hots red.

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MP3: Plays MP3 for $99 more, includes cable. For more details go here

DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Dumont in 1950's excellent+ working condition. 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 bakelite. No cracks on top but there are minor scratches. There is a minor spider-web crack on the front upper right corner. This radio is over 50 years old and very rare!  No missing Dumont label on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. The clear dial face is in very good condition. Please see the photo close-up. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. Missing the little clock knob. 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. 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, tail fins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!

 

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