Mamie Pink 1956 Airline Model GRX-1651A AM Bakelite Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Great!
DESCRIPTION: AM Tabletop tube clock radio manufactured by Airline in the 1956 time frame in excellent+ working and cosmetic condition. This radio has a very fifties look with offset block design. Original powdery pink factory painted Bakelite with flea bites that is true to its age. No cracks, chips splits, abrasions, or missing material anywhere on the cabinet! No exterior repairs or repaints of any kind. None needed. All original knobs, dial pointer, etc are present, working, not missing. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial with external antenna wire. Excellent mid century design! The volume and tuning knobs. This radio is over 60 years old! All the dial numbering and lettering is crisp and clear. Look at the neat Art Deco-ish type font! No missing numbering, dots or dashes, or anything. No smudges or yellowing. The back panel is a original in good condition. The tuning and volume dials work fine. No dial light. Not designed with one but one can be added for an extra charge. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent no humming no grinding no ticking noises. Clock and alarm time set function works. Alarm works. Sleep timer works. All out of spec capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents 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. The brand new replacement power cord and plug is in excellent working condition. 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 10" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Powder pink, carnation pink
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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