Anthracite 1957 Bulova Model 120 Vacuum Tube AM Clock Radio Excellent Condition! Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by Bulova in 1957 time-frame in excellent+ working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Cabinet is in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. All original factory molded color. This radio color is more like a dark gray anthracite or obsidian versus black black like others I've seen. This is most likely a factory anomaly in the coloring process. Never seen another dark gray Model 120. It is the same shade of anthracite or obsidian top to bottom inside and out. It is not faded. This radio is over 60 years old! All original everything. No repaints. No cabinet repairs needed. Front bejeweled and faceted grill is original. The knobs are in good condition and intact. No missing little clock or alarm set knobs. The clock face is clean with no tarnishing or greening. Small scratch on the clear clock cover. Please see the photo close-up. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on clock dial lettering. 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 clock motor is silent. No humming no buzzing no ticking noises. The alarm works. The buzzer works. The clock and alarm set function work. There is a appliance timer function in back. 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. Backing board is in good condition with crisp square corners. 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.
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" 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: 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