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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
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.
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.
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
Experimental model of Marconi's magnetic detector, 1900-1910
Experimental model of Marconi's magnetic detector with moving magnet, unknown maker, England, 1900-1910
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
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
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
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.
BT Tone Master pager, 1975-2000
BT Tone Master pager, model 36C, made by British Telecom, 1980-2000. Black rectangular pager with clip
Radio with Bakelite case
Plastics and Modern Materials
Murphy radio, model AD94 with brown Bakelite (phenol formaldehyde) plastic case, 1940
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
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
novelty crystal radio set, 1925-1930
Crystal set in the form of a book, made by Kenmac Radio Limited, Hammersmith, London, England, 1925-1930
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
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
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
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.
'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.
Wartime civilian receiver A.C.mains type, 1944-1945
Wartime civilian receiver A.C.mains type, Wartime Joint Enterprise, British, 1944-1945
A-52 Murphy Radio Receiver, 1938-1939
A52 Murphy Radio Receiver, made by Murphy Radio Limited, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, introduced 1938
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.
Burndept 'Ethodyne' superheterodyne receiver, 1926
Burndept 'Ethodyne' superheterodyne receiver, with two frame aerials, made by Burndept Limited, probably Blackheath, London, England, 1925
Gecophone broadcast receiver, model B.C 3200, 1924
Gecophone broadcast receiver, model B.C 3200, made by the General Electric Company Limited, England, 1924
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
Wartime civilian receiver (AC), 1944-1945
Wartime civilian receiver (AC), made by Wartime Joint Enterprise, British, 1944-1945
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 Radio Receiver
Ferranti Limited model 215 five-valve radio receiver; contains Mallard valves.
Morphy Richards Portable Radio
A Morphy Richards 3-band portable radio, model R150.
Sargrove sprayed-circuit radio receiver experiment, 1936-1937
Sargrove sprayed-circuit radio receiver (experimental model), made by John Sargrove, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 1936-1937.
General Electric Radio B.C. 5442
A General Electric Company radio, model B.C. 5442.
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.
Murphy model A104 radio receiver, by Murphy Radio
Murphy model A104 radio receiver, by Murphy Radio Limited, Murphy Radio Limited, 1944-1948. Restored 1981. 5-valve domestic receiver of advanced flat baffle design and incorporating optically-projected scale for short wave band.
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
Satellite radio broadcast receiver
WorldSpace WSSR-11 Satellite radio broadcast receiver, by WorldSpace Inc, Maryland, United States, 2003-2007