Bluetooth Ready To Go - Regis Gold Bakelite 1947 RCA Victor Model 75X11 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great! Excellent Condition!
BLUETOOTH: This radio original vacuum tube circuitry is retained, repaired, and modified to play Bluetooth as well as AM radio. The internal circuit is not gutted. Repeat: the internal electronics have not been gutted and replaced with modern electronics. All modifications are reversible. In Bluetooth mode, plays Bluetooth wirelessly from any iPhone, iPad, Android, Huawei, Google phone, etc over 30 ft. Only through Retro Radio Farm, Bluetooth circuitry is completely internal and integrated with the original AM receiver inside the radio! No external plugs, cables, or peripheral devices! Switch from Bluetooth to AM and radio and back to Bluetooth with rocker switch installed on back panel. Pairs within seconds. No batteries to recharge! Sounds great! No noise from Bluetooth circuitry!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by RCA Victor in 1947 in excellent working and physical 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 molded brown Bakelite. No cracks, chips or missing pieces. Tuning clear window is not cracked no major scratches. Center gold metal tuning cone has a dimple ding at the tip and is securely attached. Original factory grill fabric is in excellent condition no rips, no separated edges, no water stains securely attached. Original factory painted gold color grill slats are in excellent condition. Front brass color metal surround trim is in excellent condition with no dents or dings, shiny, and securely attached.Tuning dial numbering is molded into the front clear tuning cover from behind so no possibility of rubbed off numbering.
KNOBS: Original matching factory brown Bakelite knobs securely attached. The original tuning dial works fine no slipping no sticky spots.
LOGO: No missing logo.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial Light works and lights brightly. Replaced with long life LED.
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 replacement power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
PROVENANCE: Was gently used, lovingly displayed, or stored in a dry cool environment for a long period of time. No evidence of prolonged exposure to moisture, smoking, cooking grease, pets or thick carpet.
BACKING BOARD: no backing board, not designed with one. Bakelite covers back nicely.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: No missing bottom labels.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 8" x 8" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 7 lbs 14 oz
COLOR: brown and gold
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier.