SOLD! - Aug 1, 2014 - WILD LOOKING KELLY GREEN Retro Jetsons 1955 Trav – Retro Radio Farm

SOLD! - Aug 1, 2014 - WILD LOOKING KELLY GREEN Retro Jetsons 1955 Trav-Ler 55C42 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

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WILD LOOKING KELLY GREEN Retro Jetsons 1955 Trav-Ler 55C42 Tube AM Clock Radio WORKS!

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)

COLOR: Kelly Green. Like a Crayola green.

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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Travler in 1955 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. Top had a crack which has been repaired and repainted. This is a rare Travler model. Not one of their most memorable designs. The design features a riotous array of angles and a cacophony planes and levels. All the mini clock knobs are present and securely attached which is amazing. This radio is over 50 years old!  No missing label on front speaker grill. The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face ia clear no cracks. Please see the photo close-up. 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. 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, tailfins were all the rage! This thing belongs in a museum!

 

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