Mahogany Swirl 1956-1958 General Electric Model 875 AM Vacuum Tube Radio Budget Blaster!
DESCRIPTION: This was an entry level model for late 50s folks on a budget who still wanted to party like rock stars. Lower priced models generally don't survive in good condition because they weren't treated as carefully as their more costly counterparts. So, this particular survivor is refreshing to behold. Tabletop tube AM clock radio alarm manufactured by General Electric in 1956-58 in very good working and excellent physical condition. No cracks, splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! No repairs or repaints of any kind. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without external antenna attachment. Original mahogany brown with light brown and red swirl plastic cabinet is flawless glossy condition. The volume knob is original matching ivory plastic securely attached with shiny gold metal center insert. Pull volume knob outward to turn the radio on. Rotate volume knob clockwise to increase volume. Large tuning knob works no sticky spots securely attached. Gold metal insert has rust pits. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The tubes are working fine. The power cord and plug is original with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10.5" x 5" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Brown, with light brown and red marbly swirl
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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