'Cat's whisker' Crystal Radio

Made:
1920-1925 in Manchester

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'Cat's whisker' crystal radio set with single headphone and original crystal, made by the Scientific Wireless Company, Manchester, and purchased in 1924-25.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
Y2008.56
Materials:
bakelite, copper (metal), fabric, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Gift of Mr. M.R. Bailey