Made of wood and
cardboard, covered with artificial leather in Bordeaux
red. The picture is of the French movie star from the
1950s, Martine Carol. The actual antenna in hidden in
the rim of the picture frame.
The antenna mainly
receives the magnetic component of the antenna signal,
thus eliminating a part of the interference.
This type of
antenna was very popular in Belgium and France. It was
made in France, around 1952.
Ourchased in in
Dimensions (h x w x d)
25 x 24.5 x 4.5 cm
The two plugs must be connected to the antenna
and earth sockets of a radio. After tuning the radio, the frame
antenna then needs to be tuned, using the knob on the left. The
knob on the right is used to select the wave length, long,
medium or short. In that case, the antenna input socket (below)
has to be used.
On the left, the
wave length switch; on the right the tuning condenser.
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