This 4 valve portable radio was manufactured in 1952 by Vidor Limited of Kent The attaché style wooden cabinet is covered with a green and grey diamond pattern fabric. This radio featured 2 reception wavebands, medium and longwave selected by means of a rotary switch. An alarm switch operated by the lid warns the user with a tone that the set is still working if the lid is closed. A frame aerial is fitted inside the lid for MW & LW reception.

The retail-selling price for this model was £ 9.12s.7d. plus purchase tax.

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The average working wage in 1952 was £5.13s.9d. for a 47 hour week.
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