Lucent White 1962 Bulova Model 180 Tube AM Clock Radio Sweet!
DESCRIPTION: This is a gorgeous and very rare Bulova clock radio. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Bulova in early 60's excellent+ working condition. More Manhattan than Hollywood. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition with no cracks, splits, or missing material. No cracks on top. This radio is over 50 years old! Lettering for the buttons on top are just slightly rubbed off except 'SLEEP.' The knobs are in excellent condition. The clear dial face has no cracks. The clock bezel is clear and transparent not yellowing. The clock runs quiet. The lettering all clear and crisp. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The clock works and keep accurate time for a mechanical analog design. The alarm works. The clock and alarm push buttons work. 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 unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug are good 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. This thing belongs in a museum!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 6.5" (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: plastic
Period: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier