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Burndept Ultra IV radio receiver, 1923.

Burndept Ultra IV radio receiver, 1923.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

Well-off listeners in 1923 could afford to buy a valve radio set, such as the Burndept Ultra IV, shown here with an Amplion horn loudspeaker of 1924. The set cost £75 at 1923 prices. Learning to operate such equipment could be a daunting prospect (rather like buying a new home computer today), with several pages of quite complex instructions to absorb.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10305483

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