Bluetooth Ready To Go - 1975-1977 Sony Model TFM-9440W AM/FM Solid State Transistor Radio Sounds Fantastic! Sony Only!
BLUETOOTH: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth. Plays wirelessly from any playing device over 300 ft. New integrated Bluetooth circuitry available exclusively from Retro Radio Farm is completely internal inside the radio! No external plugs, cables, or receiver device! Switch from Bluetooth to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Pairs within seconds. No batteries to recharge! Sounds great! Absolutely no noise from Bluetooth circuitry!
DESCRIPTION: One listen and you will see why Sony was a dominant electronics import manufacturer throughout the seventies and eighties. Solid stae transistor radio manufactured by Sony in mid to late 1970s time frame in excellent working and very good physical condition. Modern style design with walnut grain covering and brushed aluminum trim.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM and FM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Clear and resonant with excellent selectivity and sensitivity.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original factory constructed wood cabinet with walnut grain vinyl covering. Not repainted. No touch ups. No over spray. The wood cabinet is strong and sturdy. The controls panel and aluminum trim is in excellent original condition with no cracks, no chips, no major scratches. Rear back top left corner has small dent. Function lettering and numbering is not worn off. Grill fabric is original with no rips, some fraying, no separation along edges.
KNOBS: Factory original matching tuning and and volume knobs are silver chrome with black centers in excellent condition with no paint flaking or rub off.
LOGO: Original Sony logo on left corner of grill is in excellent condition and securely attached.
DIAL LIGHT: Works and lights brightly
CLOCK: No clock
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: 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 in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory fiberboard cover is in excellent condition and securely mounted.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No bottom labels. All factory information is on the back side.
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. Was probably used in or near kitchen for much of its life.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13.5" x 5.5" x 7.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 5 lbs 4 oz
COLOR: Simulated "walnut" grain
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: wood
Country of manufacture: Korea
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Solid state transistor circuit.