Raja Brown Bakelite 1954 Regal Model c527L Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Superlative Looking and Sounding!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock alarm radio manufactured by Regal in 1954 in excellent plus physical and working condition.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory molded brown Bakelite. No chips or major scratches or missing pieces. No cracks, no chips, no major scratches. The Sessions clock gold color metal is tarnished but numbers are not faded or rubbed off. Clear glass clock cover is original no cracks no chips. The tuning gold metal fascia is in excellent condition.
KNOBS: The brown plastic volume and tuning knobs are matching and securely attached with no cracks. All three matching gold metal clock knobs are original securely attached. Very high quality.
LOGO: No missing logos.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Alarm and clock set function works and goes off at the correct set times. Wake to radio only no buzzer. No sleep timer. Front white clock face back panel is white no dents or dings, not warped, some water stains. Clock arms are original black, not tarnished or rusted, securely attached.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected.
POWER CORD: The brand new replacement power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent working condition. No breaks, no splits, no repair with electrical tape, or other. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board with this model.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Bottom factory label is intact.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: Approx 5 lbs 8 oz
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.