aerial wire for use with home broacast receivers, 1920-1940

Made:
1920-1940 in Stalybridge
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Box of special aerial wire for use with home broadcast receivers, manufactured by Aerialite Limited, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, 1920-1940

In the 1920s homes with a crystal radio set could be identified by the aerial wire strung up outside.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
2014-80
Materials:
textile, copper (alloy) and cardboard
Measurements:
box: 35 mm x 145 mm x 145 mm, 180 g
wire: 30 mm x 113 mm diameter
type:
wire
credit:
Unknown Source

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Aerial wire for use with home broadcast receivers, 1920-1940

Aerial wire for use with home broadcast receivers, 1920-1940

Special aerial wire for use with home broadcast receivers, manufactured by Aerialite Limited, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, England, 1920-1940


In the 1920s homes with a crystal radio set could be identified by the aerial wire strung up outside.

Measurements:
overall: 30 mm x 113 mm diameter
Materials:
copper (alloy) and textile
Object Number:
2014-80/1
type:
wire
Original packaging for aerial wire, 1920-1940

Original packaging for aerial wire, 1920-1940

Original box for special aerial wire for use with home broadcast receivers, manufactured by Aerialite Limited, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, England, 1920-1940


In the 1920s homes with a crystal radio set could be identified by the aerial wire strung up outside.

Materials:
cardboard
Object Number:
2014-80/2
type:
packaging