Manufactured by Ultra this 4-valve radio was first introduced in 1953 in celebration of the Coronation. Housed in a two tone bakelite case the radio has an internal frame aerial for MW & LW reception. Band selection is made using a front mounted central slide switch. Two separate batteries are required to power this set when not plugged into the mains supply. An internal frame aerial is fitted to aid reception. 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 £13.10s.4d plus purchase tax.

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The average working wage in 1953 was £6.0s.0d for a 47 hour week.
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