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Old 25th September 2013, 03:53 PM   #1
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Default New Find: 1956 Motorola 56A Table top radio

Hello,
recently, I walked into a vintage audio shop looking for some old plastic radios.
I collect small inexpensive tabletop AM radios, without the clock.
I managed to find this little Motorola 56A in red.
It is not in perfect shape, has a small chip on the top and a stress crack ontop.
Anyways, I thought it would be a nice addition to my collection.
The internals have been gone through inside and works perfect.

cheers

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Old 25th September 2013, 04:03 PM   #2
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What a nice radio. As the manufacturers once stated on the back or their table radios: "Use only genuine XXX Tubes for the best performance" (replace the XXX with any manufacturer's name, RCA, Motorola, Zenith, etc.).
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It's plastic and I like it. Good design.
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Old 6th October 2013, 05:40 PM   #5
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