Manufactured by Murphy in 1955 this 9 valve superhet was housed in a french walnut veneered wooden cabinet with gold anodised aluminium trim. This radio featured 4 reception wavebands, medium long short and FM/VHF (the BBC’s FM/VHF Broadcasts were taking place on an experimental basis only in a few reception areas in 1955) selected by means of a rotary switch. Controls: Left to right – 4 Position tone-switch; volume and on/off; tuning; wave change/gram. A magic eye indicator on the front of the set assisted tuning. Extension sockets at the rear were provided for a gram, speaker, aerial and earth connections.

The retail-selling price was £36.15s.0d including purchase tax.

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The average working wage in 1955 was £6.12s.8d for a 47 hour week.
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