Bestone Hammond B698 ornamental clock with three-valve radio, 1937, restored 1980

Made:
1937; 1980
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Restored (1980) Bestone Hammond B698 ornamental clock with three-valve radio, 1937. 3-valve Tuned-Radio-Frequency (TRF) Medium Wave (MW) domestic receiver hidden inside a working electric clock mechanism with a Hammond Synchronous movement. Bestone were a brand merchandised in England by Percy L Schoen.

1937 wooden ornamental clock with three-valve medium-wave domestic radio receiver hidden inside the clock body. With electric clock mechanism using a Hammond Synchronous movement.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1990-4
type:
clock radio
credit:
Peverett, A.