Wide, sturdy cabinet,
veneered with walnut veneer.The front is decorated with two glass
panels, on the left an old sailing ship and a map of
the Netherlands and on the right a smaller ship, an
Indian prahu, and a map of the East-Indian Archipelago.These glass
panels, which symbolize the bond between the Netherlands
and the former Dutch East Indies, are illuminated from
above by scale lamps.
glass station scale, which is illuminated at the top by
two scale lights is located under the hinged lid.A world map is attached
to the inside of this lid.
On the front are the
on/off/volume knob and the tuning knob.
A number of controls are also
arranged in the sides of the radio.On the right side, the wavelength switch
(long, medium and short),in the left
side, tone control and an "energy-saving switch".This switch has a triple function.The two scale lights and the two
lights illuminating the glass panels can be switched
off, but at the same time the anode voltage is lowered.At the rear there are connections for
antenna and earth, an extra loudspeaker and a
The loudspeaker is a robust Philips 9682
with sound diffuser.
The receiving range is:
short wave (13.8-51 meters), medium wave (175-585
meters) and long wave (708-2000 meters).