Bluetooth Ready To Go - Siena Brown Bakelite 1949 RCA Victor Model 8X541 Vacuum Tube AM Radio Beauty Great Sounding!
BLUETOOTH/MP3: Plays Bluetooth wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Bluetooth receiver is mounted using simple Velcro tape. To minimize interference, the Bluetooth receiver can be re-located depending on your environment. Can easily be re-positioned out of sight.
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1949 in excellent working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. This brown Bakelite cabinet is beautiful mirror glossy no scuffs no swirly micro scratches. The gold metal design trim is in shiny condition, securely attached, no discoloration or rust. Original factory molded color no repaints no over spray and no touch ups. None needed. Knobs are original and securely attached. This antique plays great without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 70 years old! All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. The tuning dial is clear no yellowing no missing center metal cap. Volume knob pulls outward to turn on and off. Dial light works and light up brightly. Replaced with modern LED so it's brighter and never needs replacement. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. No slipping. So neat! All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! Bottom factory label is in intact condition. 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. The replacement power cord and polarized safety plug is in excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11" x 7" x 6" (l x w x h)
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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