MERRIMACK BROWN Art Deco Post War 1949 Telechron Model 8H59 Tube AM Clock Radio Totally Restored!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 5" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown swirly marbled
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DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Telechron in 1949 time frame in excellent+ working condition. Very popular late 40s step design in marbled brown swirly molded Bakelite. Original factory molded color. No repaints no touch-ups no over spray. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial with external antenna attachment wire which is included and already attached. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing plastic. No cracks on top. This radio is over 65 years old! No missing labels. The tuning numbers are faded and rubbed off. The knobs are in excellent condition. 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 clock motor is silent. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. The tubes are working fine. The dial light works. 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. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The original power cord has been replaced. 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. This thing belongs in a museum!