crystal set coil for Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930

Made:
1920-1930 in Trafford
maker:
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited
Cosmos crystal receiver, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company, Trafford, Manchester, England, 1920-1930.

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Cosmos crystal receiver, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company, Trafford, Manchester, England, 1920-1930.
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One crystal set coil with box for Cosmos crystal receiver, long wave band, 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:
1962-297/3
Materials:
cardboard, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
box: 98 mm x 100 mm x 33 mm,
coil: 21 mm 88 mm, .11 kg
type:
coil
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by Dr P Hay-Heddle