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:
cardboard, copper (alloy) and textile
Measurements:
box: 35 mm x 145 mm x 145 mm, 180 g
wire: 30 mm x 113 mm diameter
type:
wire
taxonomy:
  • inorganic material
  • metal
credit:
Unknown Source