Ekco manufactured this 5 Valve Superhet receiver in 1946. Housed in a Bakelite cabinet it was a very advanced design for the time. Incorporating 5 Preset Station selector push buttons that could be individually tuned to select separate stations (3 on MW & 2 on LW). The receiver was also able to manually tune on medium, long and short wavebands. In addition it also featured a band where it could receive TV sound. Around this time some televisions were available as vision only sets and the sound had to be provided by a separate receiver.

The retail-selling price for this model was £25.10s.4d.

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The average working wage in 1946 was £4.0s.10d for a 48hour week.
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