Superheterodyne portable receiver for battery- and mains
In crème white polystyrene
with gold coloured decorations.
At the front is the tuning
knob, and an on/off/volume control thumbwheel.In the right side there are push buttons for
the three wave ranges: long wave, medium wave and short
with a 10 cm diameter speaker, a ferrite antenna and a
telescopic antenna for short wave use.
An AC mains power adapter
could be supplied as an accessory.This adapter can be placed in the battery
compartment.In addition, there is
another version for batteries and built-in power supply.
A switch at the rear
can be used to switch between battery and mains power.
The original price
was 19.300 FFr. With mains adaptor the price was FFr
22.500. Made in a number of colours: ivory white, grey, green
and coral red. Also made as Sonolor Oasis and by
Visseaux with an unkown type name.
Listen to "All the
things you are" by John Lewis (p), Barney Wilen (ts),
Sacha Distel (g), Pierre Michelot or Percy Heath (b),
Kenny Clarke or Connie Kay (d). Recorded in Paris on
December 4 and 7, 1956.