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Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!

Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!

Vendor
Motorola
Regular price
$ 299.00
Sale price
$ 299.00

Forest Green 1951 Motorola Model 5C3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!

DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube clock radio manufactured by Motorola in 1951 in excellent working and physical condition. 

SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment. 

CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is molded black Bakelite and original factory painted dark green. No cracks, chips or major scratches. Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. Front factory painted matching dark green circular clock and tuning surround trims are in excellent condition no dents or dings. Clock clear cover is in excellent condition no cracks not yellowing not warped and securely attached. Tuning clear cover has two hairline cracks, and securely attached.

KNOBS: All original 3 dark green matching clock function knobs are in excellent condition and securely attached. Original dark green matching volume and tuning knobs are in excellent condition. No missing center gold metal insert. 

LOGO: No missing logo. Motorola squiggly logo is in excellent condition. 

DIAL LIGHT: No dial light not designed with one. But can be added for an extra charge.

SPEAKER: Original speaker is in excellent condition. Not punctured or ripped. Not buzzing or separated from frame. 

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 or radio and buzzer. Sleep timer works. Clock and radio function lettering is clear and readable. 

INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents. The tubes are working fine. Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static-free performance. 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 condition with no breaks, not dried, not brittle. No exposed wiring.

FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Bottom factory label is not missing, intact and original. 

BACKING BOARD: Original factory back cover no cracks, no chips or no major scratches. Securely mounted.

COLOR: green 

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

WEIGHT: 4 lbs 9 oz

ADD BLUETOOTH: See pricing and info here

ADD Smart Speaker: See pricing and info here

ADD DIAL LIGHT: See pricing and info here

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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.

Category: radio

Cabinet construction: bakelite

Period: 1950s

Country of manufacture: USA

Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.

Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier

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