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Radio Receiver Type BC342N, 1940s

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Inventory Number: 78655
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Accession Number: 2004-9/585
Brief Description: Radio Receiver Type BC342N, in enamelled black steel case with side handles, various polished black Bakelite controls, and glazed-fronted frequency tuning display, upon vertical front panel. Dials include align input, crystal phasing, volume (scale 0-9), cw-osc adjust, Vernier (scale 0-9), two fuse dials, fast tuning, mvc/avc, and band change. With send/receive switch, four lock terminals, two antennae terminals, and five covered terminals (marked "KEY", "MICRO", "SPEAKER / 2ND AUDIO", "PHONES / 2ND AUDIO", PHONES / 2ND AUDIO" respectively). With fuse and power cable at rear. With input/output wire.
Primary Inscriptions: "RADIO RECEIVER / BC 342 N / SERIAL NO. _________" printed on exterior of cardboard box.
Provenance: Presented by Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Steel
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
460 250 180 mm


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