Fantastic Rare 1950's Retro Vintage Art Deco ASTOR Bright Yellow Valve Radio Superb & Rarely Seen Example Of This Classic 50's Model

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller rollerboy76 (3,872) 100%, Location: N.S.W Next To Sydney Airport, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 113728592813 Fantastic Rare 1950's Retro Vintage Art Deco ASTOR Bright Yellow Valve Radio Click images to enlarge Description Sensational Retro Vintage Mid 1950's ASTOR Very Rarely Seen Yellow & Silver Valve Radio Super Condition...Working & Ready To Enjoy this fantastic ASTOR valve radio is excellent original used condition & one of the nicest & most perfect examples of this classic mid 1950's Australian model that you will find dazzling, bright yellow outer case...proudly baring the iconic Astor 'swan' logo centrebadge contrasting metallic frosted silver front fascia panel, complemented by the original matching chrome centre tuning knobs striking original multi-state central tuning dial, featuring the classic 'ASTOR' nameplate in silver below measuring a very compact & stylish 34cm wide...20cm high...16cm deep overall a super example of this very collectable Australian radio, which is arguably one of the most recognised radios of the 1950's...ideal for any retro themed kitchen, lounge or study, it is ready to display & enjoy in your home or collection, it would make an ideal at a $0.99 no reserve start be sure you do not miss out.!. Your Total Satisfaction Is My Number One Priority. For more than 13 Years Since 2005 I Have Sold Over 1400 Vintage Radios & Radio Related Items On eBay. I try my very best to maintain high standards of excellence here on eBay & strive for FIVE STAR 100% customer satisfaction. POSITIVE feedback is very important to me. Please contact me immediately BEFORE you leave a NEUTRAL or NEGATIVE feedback, so that we can satisfactorily address any concerns you may have. PLEASE NOTE...before listing I plugged the radio in & switched it on...the dial & valves all lit up & within about 20seconds ( warm up time ) I was easily able to tune in all my local AM Sydney stations, with great reception does vary from location to location so the use of an aerial may be required if you experience poor reception in your area...please remember though that this is a vintage electrical is sold 'as is' & as seen in the pictures...I can give no guarantees as to its continued working condition & recommend that it be checked by a qualified service technician before operating ( as should all vintage electrical items ) CONDITION...the radio is in excellent original used condition with the original station dial...original tuning knobs...cord & original bakelite plug all present & in great condition...the radio has been beautifully polished / cleaned & has a stunning shine...other than some light age related random scratches/scuffs/marks & one very small 1cm hairline mark on the top that I could barely show, the radio has no chips, cracks or repairs & the super bright yellow case retains its original glossy finish with no fading or uneven colour what so ever for heaps of other very cool vintage radios why not check out the exciting book on bakelite radios RADIO DAYS ( which is shown in picture 15 & not included in this auction ) but can be purchased simply by clicking on the sellers other items icon RADIO DAYS Finally, this is the book that bakelite radio collectors have been waiting is beautiful, comprehensive, professionally produced and affordable. From 1932 to 1954...see all the models and all the sets in all their amazing colours. RADIO DAYS is a lavishly produced, beautifully presented 264 page hardcover book displaying over 400 radios in high quality photographs. There are 25 pages of text plus rare advertisements and memorabilia which complement the history of the bakelite radio in Australia. For the first time the major collectors in Australia brought their radios together to ensure all the models and all the variations could be properly photographed and presented together in this unique reference book. RADIO DAYS is a unique photographic history of Australian bakelite radios and will become the standard reference for collectors. The authors are bakelite radio collectors and the quality of the book and the price reflect their objective to highlight the charms of these wonderful domestic appliances of yesterday and give fellow collectors a book all can be proud of. At $54.99 plus postage and packing which is outlined below, this is amazing value. Payment IN AUSTRALIA: BANK DEPOSIT IS MY PREFERRED PAYMENT METHOD as this clears fast & means i post your item quicker.....PAYPAL, BANK CHEQUE OR MONEY ORDER ARE ALL HAPPILY ACCEPTED.....however these methods are subject to longer clearence times/periods & simply mean it may take you longer to get your item FOR OVERSEAS BUYERS: CHEQUES / MONEY ORDERS IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS ( sent via registered air letter post...i do not accept cheques/money order in other currencies ) & PAYPAL ARE MY ONLY METHODS OF PAYMENT FOR OVERSEAS BUYERS PICK-UP: PICK-UP & PAYMENT IS ALSO MOST WELCOME from Brighton-Le-Sands N.S.W ( next to Sydney Airport ) Shipping Postage to be paid by the buyer will be determined at the end when the final price & postage location is me with your postcode or country if you would like postage costs before bidding Overseas buyers should remember that shipping from Australia, even for small items may be expensive ( regardless of what you have paid in the past ) & are encouraged to ask before bidding so as to avoid any problems ALL ITEMS WILL BE SENT REGISTERED & INSURED...NO EXCEPTIONS...AS PER EBAY / PAYPAL RULES I will happily combine postage on items ( where possible ), anything that is closing up to a week apart. All you need do is let me know which items you're wanting to bid on & I'll let you know how much the postage will be on the lot. I use all recycled materials where possible, with the exception of bubble wrap & packing tape. To help cover the cost of those materials, a very small handling fee of $1.50 - $5.00, depending on the size of the item, will be added to the final invoice. Terms of Sale Please contact me within 48 hours of auction end & please arrange payment within 7 days of auction end. If this does not suit you, please contact me before you bid to make other arrangements. All sales are final & no refunds will be offered unless the items was not described correctly...please read the description carefully & ask questions if you are in doubt about any aspect of the item...a full refund will be issued for items that are not as described as soon as the item is returned to me in the original packaging. About Us I collect many things including ceramics such as SylvaC & Falcon Ware...vintage radios...vintage toys, tin, plastic, diecast...French & deco clocks & many unusual items particularly bakelite & items of industrial design...i sell antique, vintage, used items that are often from my own collection usually because i have run out of room in my house.!.i also offer a range of vintage radios from parts to first class examples. Contact Us I do my very best to maintain high standards of excellence and strive for 100% customer satisfaction! Feedback is very important to me. Please contact me immediately BEFORE you leave neutral or negative feedback, so that we can satisfactorily address your concerns. It is impossible to address issues if i do not know about them! 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