Valve radio

c.1935 in Hollinwood
Ferranti Limited

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Lancastria Reflex four-valve superheterodyne radio receiver, made by Ferranti Ltd, Hollinwood, c.1935. The cabinet is plywood decorated with quilted maple, figured walnut and Macassar ebony veneers, applied so as to create a geometric Art Deco-influenced design. The tuning scale is simulated mother-of-pearl with a chromium-plated surround.

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Radio Communication
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walnut (wood) and wood veneer (plywood)
valve radio
Gift of Ferranti International Signal plc

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