HMV manufactured this 5 valve superhet receiver in 1948. Housed in a walnut veneered wooden cabinet. Incorporating 7 preset station selector push buttons that could be individually tuned to select separate stations (4 on MW, 2 on LW and 1 on SW), a gram selector button was also included. This receiver was also able to manually tune on medium, long and short wavebands. Twin loudspeakers are fitted and two edge type tone controls are used to adjust bass and treble. Sockets at the rear are provided for gram pick-up, external speaker, aerial and earth connections. An internal plate aerial is fitted for the reception of local stations. 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 £26.6s.5d plus purchase tax.

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The average working wage in 1948 was £4.10s.0d for a 48 hour week.
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