"Ambassador" console broadcast receiver

Made:
1951 in Brighouse
manufacturer:
R N Fitton Limited

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'Ambassador' console broadcast receiver, made in 1951 by R N Fitton Ltd, Brighouse, Yorkshire, the actual example displayed in the Transport and Communications Pavilion (Catalogue No E912), South Bank Exhibition, Festival of Britain, 1951.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
2007-42
Materials:
aluminium (metal), cardboard, mahogany (wood), metal (unknown), pine (wood), sapele veneer, steel (metal) and wood composites (plywood)
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Gift in Memory of Mr. Christopher J. Whitcombe