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AC TRF receiver
Robust solid oak cabinet with hinged lid and front made of copper plate. The Bakelite knobs from left to right: primary tuning, feedback, secondary tuning. Bottom knob: volume control. The wavelength switch and the loudspeaker connection are located on the right-hand side.
On the left side are two antenna connections, the earth and the gramophone connection.
On one of the capacitor blocks has a date stamp: 6-1929. The radio was presented at the Jaarbeurs Spring Fair in Utrecht, which was held from February 19 to February 28 1929.
Data Valves  
Serial number: 101301
Dimensions (hwd): 29.5 45 24 cm
Made in: 1929
Purchased in: 2018
Voltage: 220 V ~
Weight: 12.4 kg
   

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What was broadcast in 1929?

 

Listen to "Avalon" by Dance Orchestra The Ramblers, recorded in the Muzieklyceum, Amsterdam, on July 3, 1929

Back
Top view of the chassis
Under-chassis view
On the right a combined power supply transformer and choke coil. The wires for the filament current are covered with lead.
Advertisement in the Leeuwarder Courant, November 28, 1929

The Philips license sticker above the loudspeaker connection

Part of an article in newspaper De Tijd, February 25, 1929
Rumol G3 leaflet
At the end of 1932 NRW tried to sell surplus radios. The G3 from 1929 was offered in a possibly slightly modified version as "absolutely not outdated".

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