Cossor CR1300T/01 transistor portable radio

Made:
1959
maker:
A C Cossor Limited

Cossor CR1300T/01 all transistor portable radio. It receives broadcast (MW) and long wave (LW). Serial number BA9685. Price in its first year of sale was £19.00. The arrival of transistors in the late 1950s created a boom in portable radio sets like this one, due to the fact that battery life was substantially increased over valve-equipped portable sets.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2012-5118/135
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified) and wood (unidentified)
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
The BBC Collection