Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!
Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!

Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!

Vendor
RCA Victor
Regular price
$ 399.00
Sale price
$ 399.00

Melrose Pink 1957 RCA Victor 8-C-5E Clock Radio 1959 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Sounds Great! Looks Sleek!

DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock alarm radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1957 in excellent 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 shiny molded in pink. No repaints no touch-ups no over sprays. No cracks, chips, or major scratches or missing pieces. Usually this model has a hairline crack on the top. Not this one! One small chip on the top front edge.  The front clock clear cover is transparent with no chips or hazing. Small haiorline crack inclusions at approx. 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock. The gray front clock face is in excellent condition no rdiscoloration, water stains, or paint flaking.

KNOBS: Factory original volume and tuning knobs are securely attached. Not missing gold metal center inserts. Tuning knob flange is not cracked which is common among these types of RCA knobs. The tuning dial works fine. The original white clock function knob is securely attached. No broken posts.

LOGO: No missing logos

DIAL LIGHT: NO clock or tuning dial light. Not designed with one, but can bne added for an extra charge.

CLOCK Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor makes a ticking sound, no buzzing. Alarm and clock set function works and goes off at the correct set times. No buzzer. Wake to radio only. No sleep timer.

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 original power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. 

BACKING BOARD: Original backing board is intake securely attached legible printing.

FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: bottom factory label is missing.

PROVENANCE: Was gently used then stored in a dry cool environment for a long period of time. No evidence of prolonged exposure to moisture, smoking, cooking grease, pets or carpet. 

COLOR: pink

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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)

WEIGHT: 3lbs 11oz

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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: plastic
Period: 1950s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.