High impedance loudspeaker
With electromagnetic ("auto-dynamic") speaker system in walnut veneer cabinet on foot with a geometric coromandel wood cross.
A metal enclosure, containing a choke coil and paper capacitor is screwed on the loudspeaker. This construction serves as a DC filter.
The loudspeaker was sold in France as "Coffret".
The original price in The Netherlands was fl 65,-
The coromandel wooden cross was restored and the cabinet was refurbished by antique restorer Ruben Spelbos in Utrecht.
Made in: 1930
Given to me in: 2017
Dimensions (h x w x d): 42.5 x 42.5 x 19 cm
Serial number: 19887
Diameter cone: 26 cm
DC resistance: 550 (choke coil) and 1800 ohms
Weight: 4.5 kg

What was broadcast in 1930?


Listen to "Happy days are here again" by the Show Band of the Casino de Paris, recorded in 1930


Type plate

Advertising for the Philips 2030 from 1930

Advertisement for Philips loudspeakers in Philips Bulletin of May 1931. Designed by Jan van Wees (1902-1986). De loudspeakers from the top down: 2040, 2007, 2030/31, 2110/11, 2120/21, 2024/25, 2108/09, 2112/13, 2088/89, 2018/19.

This page was last edited on 05.09.2017