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Very compact AC/DC superheterodyne receiver
In dark brown Bakelite cabinet with gold coloured loudspeaker cloth, white plastic knobs and mirror scale, illuminated from both sides by two scale lamps.
The knobs from left to right: on/off/volume control, wavelength switch, tuning. At the rear is an antenna connection.
For reception on short wave (30-50 meters, with band spread), medium wave (200-550 meters) and long wave (1000-1950 meters).
Equipped with a loudspeaker with a diameter of 10.2 cm. The intermediate frequency is ? kHz. Number of tuned circuits: 6.
With the help of the Bled-Sonorette adapter the radio could also be used with a 6 volt car battery.
The original price was FFr 12995,-. The radio was available in the colours black, red, burgundy, green, lizard and ivory.
Data Valves
Serial number: 35740
Dimensions (hwd): 14 x 21.5 x 16.5 cm
Made in: 1950-1953
Purchased in: 2018
Voltages: 110-130 V ~ and -
Weight: 2 kg
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Circuit

What was broadcast in 1950?

 

Listen to "The Big Shot" the Zoot Sims Quartet. Zoot Sims (ts), Jerry Wiggins (p), Pierre Michelot (b), Kenny Clarke (ds). Recorded in Paris on June 16, 1950.

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This page was last edited on 28.04.2019