Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930

Made:
1920-1930 in Trafford
maker:
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited

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Cosmos crystal receiver, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company, Trafford, Manchester, England, 1920-1930. Complete with two plug-in tuning inductances.

This popular commercially produced radio set was designed to be hung on a wall, with headphones hung over the tuning knob.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1962-297
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
radio: 102 mm x 160 mm diameter,
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Donated by Dr P Hay-Heddle