Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!
Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!

Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!

Vendor
Admiral
Regular price
$ 249.00
Sale price
$ 249.00

Mocha Brown and Gold 1956 Admiral 5T3 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Rare Model Rare Color Sounds Great!

DESCRIPTION: Beautiful tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Admiral in 1956 in excellent working and physical condition. Very rare colorway in a rare model by Admiral.

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 cracks, chips, or major scratches. All original factory molded colors through and through. Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. Original gold trim and gold grill are in excellent condition. Gold metal grill mesh is original, tarnished, some minor waviness, no dents, no holes, no rust, and securely attached.

KNOBS: Original volume and tuning knobs are securely attached no cracks, no broken attachment posts, no missing center metal inserts. 

LOGO: No missing logos.

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

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. Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure stronger reception and static free performance.  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 new replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits.

BACKING BOARD: Original factory backing board with clear factory printing.

FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Original bottom factory label is mostly intact.

PROVENANCE: Previous owner identity is not known. Was gently used then stored in a dry cool environment for a long period of time. No evidence of prolonged exposure to cigarette smoking, moisture, or pets. 

DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12.5" x 5.5" x 7" (l x w x h)

WEIGHT: 4 lbs 7 oz

COLOR: Brown

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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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