High impedance loudspeaker with volume control
In a wooden cabinet with a walnut veneered font.
With Philips 2300 four-pole electromagnetic speaker. Diameter 28 cm.
Made by Philips in England. The volume can be regulated in three steps using a small lever in the base of the speaker, connected to a wire wound resistor. Was mainly used for wire broadcasting.
Serial number: 15337
Made in: 1932
Purchased in: 2013
Dimensions: 38 x 38 x 14.5 cm
DC resistance: 2000 Ω

What was broadcast in 1932?


Listen to "When we're alone" by the orchestra of Roy Fox, sung by Al Bowlly, recorded on April 13, 1932

A look inside
Volume control with selector switch  in the middle and wire wound resistor on the right

This page was last edited on 26.04.2017