Vintage Pink Working Motorola Radio 55L5U - HS-509

Vintage Pink Working Motorola Radio 55L5U - HS-509

Item Name: Model 55L5U Radio Country of Origin USA Maker Motorola Date Manufactured 1956 Description Nice find from a recent estate. Radio when plugged in with original cord tunes in stations as clear as a bell. Radio has interesting handle that also apparently doubles as an antenna. The inside has original label as shown in photos. It marked Model 55L5U with Chassis HS-509. It has a serial number of 4455. Wonderful pink color leattte and metal case with great retro styling. A wonderul old radio for use as is or for restoration. Dimensions

Radio box is 10.25" x 6.5" x 2.5" (On/Off Volume knob & Tuning Dial extend forward slightly in front)

Antenna / Handle extends 8" x 2" x .75" at top

Condition

Radio is in used condition with some light soiling to pink cover. The clear plastic tuning dial has some discoloration which you may or may not be able to be removed. I think you would have to remove dial to try this properly which I wouldn't attempt. The dial also does not lie flat which doesn't appear to effect tuning. You can see these things in the pictures. T are two cracks in the clear plastic the covers the golden grill. On at 3 and 5 o'clock from on/off knob. The golden edge/trim that seperate the 2 halves of the radio is loose at the top right corner. You wouldn't notice this unless the radio is open. Pictures should show tell story well.

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