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Three-valve radio receiver, 1922-1925
Three-valve receiver used in a Derbyshire colliery test, unknown maker, Derby, England, 1922-1925. Ref. Wireless World 2/12/22 p.314
Gecophone crystal detector radio set no. 1, 1923
Gecophone crystal detector radio set no. 1, complete with instruction handbook, made by the General Electric Company Limited, British, 1923. Instruction handbook not mentioned in the nominal file (4868), nor on the form 100. Polished mahogany case with a lift up lid and ebonite control panel with a tuning knob and a lever to adjust the detector. The Gecophone Crystal Set No 1 is a simple variometer turned crystal receiver and has connection points for the aerial, earth and headphones.
Motorola tone pager, 1980-1990
BT Tone pager Motorola 3BMXB/1, made by Motorola, 1980-1990
Pye 'Cambridge International' 11-band broadcast receiver, 1953
Pye 'Cambridge International' 11-band broadcast receiver, type PE80, made by Pye Limited, Cambridge, England, 1953
BT Message Master series 1200 pager, 1980-2000
BT Message Master series 1200 pager, model 31D, made by British Telecom, Japan, 1980-2000. Black plastic pager with rectangular screen and two silver buttons plus clip, serial number 1212023. Phone number on the back: 930705007/7
V2A Marconiphone receiver (long-range model) , 1922-1924
V2A Marconiphone receiver, long-range model, chassis manufactured by Plessey Company Limited, radio manufactured by Marconiphone Company Limited, Chelmsford, Essex, England, 1922-1924
six-stage super heterodyne receiver processed on the ECME system, 1936-1955
Six-stage super heterodyne receiver processed on the ECME system, probably made by Sargrove Electronics Ltd, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 1936-1955
C.W. transmitter/receiver, Mk.1, 1917
C.W. (continuous wave) transmitter/receiver, Mk.I**, also known as Trench set C.W. Mk.I, made by W/T Factory, W.D. Soho W. (Wireless Telegraphy Factory, War Department), England, 1917
Experimental model of Marconi's magnetic detector, 1900-1910
Experimental model of Marconi's magnetic detector with moving magnet, unknown maker, England, 1900-1910
novelty crystal radio set, 1925-1930
Crystal set in the form of a book, made by Kenmac Radio Limited, Hammersmith, London, England, 1925-1930
'Cat's whisker' Crystal Radio
'Cat's whisker' crystal radio set with single headphone and original crystal, made by the Scientific Wireless Company, Manchester, and purchased in 1924-25.
Crystal set with Braille dial markings, 1929-1935
Crystal set with Braille dial marking, supplied by the British Wireless for the Blind Fund and made by Burne-Jones and Company, London, England, 1929-1935.
Sargrove sprayed circuit radio receiver production prototype, 1936-1948
Sargrove sprayed circuit radio receiver (production prototype), made by John Sargrove, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 1936-1948.
Ekco model radio in phenolic plastic case.
Model AD36 Ekco radio receiver, 4-valve TRF domestic receiver in circular Bakelite phenolic plastic case, by E K Cole Limited, Southend-on-Sea; England, 1935
A-52 Murphy Radio Receiver, 1938-1939
A52 Murphy Radio Receiver, made by Murphy Radio Limited, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, introduced 1938
BT Tone Master pager, 1975-2000
BT Tone Master pager, model 36C, made by British Telecom, 1980-2000. Black rectangular pager with clip
two-valve radio receiver made on the ECME machine, 1947-1948
2 - valve radio receiver made on the ECME machine, made by Sargrove Electronics Ltd, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 1947-1948
Ekco A D 75 receiver, 1946
Ekco A D 75 receiver, designed by Wells Coates for E K Cole Limited, Leigh-on-Sea, England, 1946.
Burndept 'Ethodyne' superheterodyne receiver, 1926
Burndept 'Ethodyne' superheterodyne receiver, with two frame aerials, made by Burndept Limited, probably Blackheath, London, England, 1925
Radio with Bakelite case
Plastics and Modern Materials
Murphy radio, model AD94 with brown Bakelite (phenol formaldehyde) plastic case, 1940
Wartime civilian receiver A.C.mains type, 1944-1945
Wartime civilian receiver A.C.mains type, Wartime Joint Enterprise, British, 1944-1945
Gecophone broadcast receiver, model B.C 3200, 1924
Gecophone broadcast receiver, model B.C 3200, made by the General Electric Company Limited, England, 1924
two-valve short wave radio - telephonic receiver, 1927
Two-valve, short wave radio - telephonic receiver, made for the Science Museum by Frederick H Walker, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 1927
Brownie crystal receiver and pair of Lissen headphones, 1924-1927
Brownie crystal receiver and pair of Lissen headphones, made by the J W B Wireless Company and Lissen Limited, London, England, 1924-1927
Burndept Ultra IV wireless receiver, glass back No. 4798, 1923
Burndept Ultra IV wireless receiver No. 4798 with glass back, made by Burndept Limited, Blackheath, London, England, 1923.
Wartime civilian receiver (AC), 1944-1945
Wartime civilian receiver (AC), made by Wartime Joint Enterprise, British, 1944-1945
Short-wave adaptor for broadcast receivers, 1935-1936
Short-wave adaptor for broadcast receivers, made by BTS Ltd, Brighton, England, 1935-1936.
Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930
Cosmos crystal receiver, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company, Trafford, Manchester, England, 1920-1930
Selector super portable broadcast receiver, 1925-1930
Selector super portable broadcast receiver, made by Selectors Limited, London, England, 1925-1930
Loewe multiple valve radio receiver, 1926-1935
Loewe multiple valve radio receiver fitted with one coil and one valve, made by Loewe and Company, Tottenham, London, England, 1926-1935
Demonstration radio receiver
Demonstration broadcast receiver, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1926
Rexophone crystal set with two pairs of Telefunken headphones (out of three), 1923-1930
Rexophone crystal set with, 2 of 3, pairs telefunken head-phones (see note). Rexophone crystal set manufactured by Morch Borthers Limited, London, 1923-1930. Headphones manufactuered by Telefunken, Germany, 1923-1930
Direction finding (DF) receiver
Lodestar D/F receiver type 2464A, serial no.378, by Marconi International Marine Communications Company Limited, Europe, 1953-1963. Connected to the fixed loop aerial (1963-19) via the matching unit (1963-18).
Marconi Marine Radio Receiver
Wooden cased marine receiver Type 730 No. 1552 by Marconi Instruments.
Morphy Richards Portable Radio
A Morphy Richards 3-band portable radio, model R150.
Murphy model A124 radio receiver, by Murphy Radio
Murphy model A124 radio receiver, by Murphy Radio Limited, Murphy Radio Limited, 1944-1948. Restored 1979. 4-valve domestic receiver of flat baffle design anticipating "Festival of Britain" style of 1951
Model 82 Marconiphone super-heterodyne receiver, 1927-1930
Model 82 Marconiphone super-heterodyne receiver (8 valve) with frame aerial and dummy valves, introduced September 1927, made by the Marconiphone Company Limited, Dagenham, London, England, 1927-1930.
Ekco model radio in phenoilc plastic case.
Ekco SH25 radio, 1932, restored 1973. 5-valve domestic receiver in Art Deco Bakelite case featuring large circular tuning scale around metal speaker grille depicting treescape
Radio equipment made for Brighton Borough Police, 1933-1939
Radio equipment made for Brighton Borough Police by The Wireless Telephone Company Limited, British, 1933-1939. Comprising two bakelite-case single-valve receivers (inscribed no. 1 and no. 18 respectively) together with one earphone/calling unit
Model of A S Popov's 1895 Lodge-type coherer receiver, 2014
Model, scale 1:1, of the Lodge-type coherer receiver made by A S Popov in Russia in 1895, made by the A S Popov Central Museum of Communications, St Petersburg, 2014. The original was used by Popov when he recorded the occurrence of thunderstorms at ranges of up to thirty miles and for which he expressed the hope in January 1896 that it could eventually be used for the reception of wireless telegraph signals.
Ferranti Model 745 Radio
A Ferranti model 745 all-wave superhet radio receiver, 1954.
Radio equipment comprising:- one-valve, home-constructed self-excited transmitter
Radio equipment comprising:- one-valve, home-constructed self-excited transmitter, made by Alan T Lee, founding member of the Derby Wireless Club, Derby, Derbyshire, England, 1922-1923
Braun table radiogram, c 1962.
Table Radiogram Model SK5 by Braun, Germany, serial no. 80560, c. 1962, with four speed record-playing deck, LW/MW/UKW
Satellite radio broadcast receiver
WorldSpace WSSR-11 Satellite radio broadcast receiver, by WorldSpace Inc, Maryland, United States, 2003-2007