Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930 (radio receiver) Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930 (radio receiver)

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Cosmos crystal receiver, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company, Trafford, Manchester, England, 1920-1930

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:
1962-297/1
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 102 mm 160 mm, 1.2 kg
type:
radio receiver
credit:
Donated by Dr P Hay-Heddle