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Reflex receiver

Metal cabinet in chocolate brown. Black bakelite knobs. Cream-colored scale with an image of a Bogatyr, a knight on horseback, after a painting by Victor M. Vasnetsov (1848-1926). These knights often perform in Russian legends and heroic poems. The radios were delivered with multiple images, among others an equestrian statue of the Ukrainian hero Bohdan Chmelnytsky and an image of the Kremlin. Made at Муромский завод Радио Измерительные Приборов (РИП), RIP Radio Plant in Murom, in the central part of European Russia.

At the upper edge of the scale is the text "МРТП", which is the abbreviation of the Russian Scientific Research Institute of the Radio Industry. This organization has made the design of the radio.
An antenna connection and a gramophone connection are provided at the rear. The mains voltage is switched by inserting a cardboard card with a metal strip attached. The strip has a thin wire that acts as a fuse.
Date stamp on the loudspeaker: March 18, 1954. The permanent dynamic loudspeaker has a diameter of 10 cm.
The knobs from left to right: on/off/volume, tuning, wavelength switch.
Receives medium wave (200-560 meters) and long wave (800-2000 meters). The intermediate frequency is 110 Khz.
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Serial number 11700
Made in 1954
Production 1949-1954
Purchased in 2017
Sold in: 2022
Voltages 110-127 and 220 volts
Dimensions (w x h x d) 34 x 25.5 x 18 cm
Weight 6.3 kg



What was broadcast in 1954?


Listen to the song "У черного моря" ("At the Black Sea") composed by Modest Tabachnikov, sung by Leonid Osipovich Utyosov with orchestral accompaniment, recorded in 1951

Adhesive with the tubing on the back of the back panel

Back with back panel

Back with back panel removed

The iluminated scale, in the evening

This page was last edited on 06.09.2022