Harvest Gold 1961 Travler Model 63C301 AM Tube Radio Rare Color and Time Warp Condition!
DESCRIPTION: If avocado is the seafoam of the early sixties, harvest gold is the pink. Extremely rare color from a rare manufacturer. Next to purple (not maroon), true yellow, not yellowed or yellowish ivory, is the rarest of colors for radios of this period. If you're looking for that harvest gold complement to your mid-century decor, look no further. This radio is in pristine condition with no cracks, chips, or major scratches anywhere on the cabinet. This yellow looks like a mustard yellow and evenly colored top to bottom with no discoloration. Not repainted no over spray no touch ups. Factory original molded color. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Travler in 1961 in excellent working condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 55 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial, clock or logo lettering. No repaints or repairs of any kind. None needed. The tuning dial works fine with no slippage. Original volume and tuning knobs are securely attached. Center metal caps are slightly tarnished. The little clock and alarm knob is original, intact securely attached nicely yellowed with age. How sweet! Clock works and keeps accurate time. The clock motor is quiet no buzzing, humming, or grinding. Alarm works. Clock and alarm set functions work. Sleep timer works. Backing board is in pristine condition with crisp square corners clean unfaded color and crisp factory lettering. The factory sticker on the bottom is immaculate, no yellowing, dog ear, or water stains. Yeah baby! All paper and wax 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. 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. 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.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 6" x 6.5" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Harvest gold, like a mustard or golden rod yellow
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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