cats whisker wires for Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930

Made:
1920-1930 in Trafford
maker:
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited

Small tin containing cats whisker wires for 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:
1962-297/4
Materials:
metal (unknown), paint and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
tin: 21 mm x 41 mm x 32 mm,
type:
wire
taxonomy:
  • inorganic material
  • metal
credit:
Donated by Dr P Hay-Heddle