Bluetooth Ready To Go - Charcoal and White 1962 RCA Victor Model 1-RA-61 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sleek Upright Works Great!
BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 300 ft. New integrated Bluetooth circuitry available only through Retro Radio Farm is completely internal inside the radio! No external plugs, cables, or receiver device! Switch from MP3 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: Here's the radio version of the flat screen in contrasting modern black and white! Upright and sleek vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1962 timeframe.
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 black charcoal front panel and white back cover plastic. No cracks on top center which is common. Small edge chip on lower front corner. No major scratches. All original factory molded black color front and white color back. Not repainted. No touch up no over spray. None needed. Front aluminum tuning fascia is not oxidized, dented or dinged. No rust. Small gold paint edge trim flaked off.
KNOBS: Original translucent gold matching volume and tuning knobs are securely attached. Not missing any center metal inserts. Usually one or both of these gold metal center inserts is missing.
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. 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 original power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board. Not designed with one.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Original factory labels. Intact good readable print.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 4.5" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs 1 oz
COLOR: charcoal and white
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ADD DIAL LIGHT: See info here
Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier