Ebonite front and
oak cabinet in art deco (Amsterdam School) style. The
cabinet has a hinged lid and three black legs on both sides. A protruding
drawer holds a complete set of coils and other material.
The radio was made by a small semi-professional
workshop, as can be seen by the materials used.
On the upper left
threefold coil base is visible. Below the coil base,
two tuning knobs (the left one is used for antenna
tuning), between the two
knobs a switch that can be used for
frequencies above 2000 meters. On the right three rheostats.
Below the rheostats sockets for headset or loudspeaker(s). An on/off switch is situated above the middle rheostat.
A cord set for the different voltages is situated at the
Listen to "Fascinating
Rhythm", by the Percival Mackey Orchestra, vocals Monty Woolf,
recorded March 19, 1926
A look inside
Tubes from left to right:
Philips A410, A409,
A415, B406. Transformers were made by German firm
Körting; resistor and condensers were made
in the USA by Megamold (Brooklyn, New York).
Both variable condensers were made in Germany,
but also bear the logo of Teva, N.V.
Maatschappij voor Technische Verbruiksartikelen,
Side view of the receiver
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