This 5 valve AC mains table model was manufactured in 1954 by Kolster-Brandes of Footscray Kent. The cabinet surface is covered in a dark two-tone walnut veneer. This radio featured 3 reception wavebands, medium, long and shortwave selected by means of a rotary switch. An internal ferrite rod aerial is fitted for reception of local stations. Extension sockets at the rear were provided for gram pick-up, speaker, aerial and earth connections. This receiver has undergone a complete restoration in our museum workshop and is now in full working order.

The retail-selling price was £15.10s.0d plus purchase tax.

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The average working wage in 1954 was £6.4s.10d for a 47 hour week.
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