This 5 valve receiver was first manufactured by Alba in 1946. Housed in a light walnut veneered plywood cabinet. This set featured 3 reception wavebands, medium long and short selected by means of a rotary switch. Extension loudspeaker, gram pick-up and aerial/earth sockets were fitted on the rear. This receiver has undergone a complete restoration in our museum workshop and is now in full working order.

The retail-selling price for this model was £ £4.1s.6d purchase tax.

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The average working wage in 1946 was £4.0s10d for a 48 hour week.
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