Ekco car radio receiver, 1951

Made:
1951
maker:
E K Cole Limited

Ekco car radio receiver, by EK Cole Limited, Southend on Sea, Essex, England, 1951. This radio was formally fitted in a Mark 1 Ford Consul.

The EKCO company was a British electronics company from 1924 to 1960 and was named after its founder Eric Kirkham Cole. They first made radio receivers and later expanded into television receivers and other electronic goods. In 1960, EKCO merged with Pye to form a new company, British Electronic Industries Ltd.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1985-829/1
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Aslangul, P.