Turquoise and White 1956 RCA Victor 9-C-7LE Tube AM Clock Radio Works Great Excellent Condition!!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1956 in excellent working and physical condition.
CABINET CONDITION: Cabinet is original molded white front and turquoise back color plastic in excellent condition. Original factory colors molded through and through. Not repainted, touched up, or over sprayed. No cracks, chips, or missing pieces or major scratches to the colored plastic cabinet. Front clear clock cover has cracks along the top edges. There are no other chips, or major scratches. Clock white back is faded along the top edge.
WORKING CONDITION: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment.
LOGO: No missing logos.
KNOBS: The original knobs are in excellent condition no cracks no chips. No missing gold metal center caps. Usually one of both of these are missing. Side metal flap knobs are in excellent condition.
LETTERING: No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Red tuning pointer is in excellent condition.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light lights ups the dial brightly.
SOUND QUALITY: 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.
CLOCK: Clock works and keeps accurate time. Clock motor is silent. Clock and alarm set functions work. Sleep function works. Wake to radio or alarm works.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All out of tolerance 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. Both Intermediate Frequency Transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure static-free performance. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board. Enclosed by matching turquoise plastic case. No melted heat vents.
POWER CORD: The original power cord and plug are in excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
FACTORY LABEL: Bottom factory labels is mostly intact, just missing the left bottom corner.
PROVENANCE: Previous owner identity is not known. Was gently used then stored in a dry cool environment for a long period of time. No evidence of prolonged exposure to cigarette smoking, moisture, or pets.
COLOR: turquoise and white
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 4 lbs 4 oz
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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