Seafoam Green Turquoise 1959 GE General Electric Model 914D AM Vacuum Tube Clock Radio Excellent Condition Rare Desirable Color!
DESCRIPTION: Table top vacuum tube clock radio manufactured by General Electric in 1959.
SOUND QUALITY: Picks up AM stations clearly around the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is in excellent condition. Original factory molded seafoam green turquoise color plastic. No cracks, no chips, no major scratches. Not repainted. No over spray. Not touched up. No cracks, chips, or major scratches or missing pieces. Gold clock face is in excellent condition with no chips, no greening, hazing, no micro-inclusions in the clock face. There is a hairline crack on the left side of the tuning window. Bezel securely attached. Clock and radio function lettering is clear and readable. Original factory molded color matching turquoise back cover has no cracks, no chips or major scratches. Securely mounted.
KNOBS: Original matching knobs are in very good condition and securely attached. No broken attach posts. Little clock knobs are all original factory matching clear barrel ridged knobs and securely attached. Volume and tuning knob and gold centers are in excellent condition, no chips on edges, slightly tarnished gold metal inserts.
LOGO: No missing logo. The factory original black "General Electric" raised black painted lettering is in excellent condition.
DIAL LIGHT: Tuning dial light is working. Comes on when radio is powered on. Not designed with Always-On clock light but can be added for an extra charge.
SPEAKER: Original 4" speaker
CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Slight motor whirring sound. Alarm and clock set function works and goes off at the correct set times. Alarm buzzer works. Wake to radio or radio and buzzer. Sleep timer works. No snooze button not designed with one although some models in this series do have snooze button function,
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents. Both Intermediate Transformers have been rebuilt 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 original color matching power cord and plug are in excellent condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
FACTORY LABELS AND STICKERS: Bottom factory label is missing. No other missing labels.
BACKING BOARD: Original factory molded color matching turquoise back cover has a hairline crack, no chips or major scratches. Securely mounted.
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 5 lbs 14 oz
COLOR: seafoam green turquoise
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3 See info here
ADD SMART SPEAKER: See info here
ADD ALWAYS-ON 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