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Marconi Five-Valve Receiver, by Marconi Company, London, 1922

Inventory Number: 62304

62304-2t 62304-1t 62304-3t

Date: 1922

Maker Details: Signed by the Marconi Scientific Instrument Co. Ltd.

Inscription: "THE MARCONI / SCIENTIFC INSTRUMENT CO. LTD. LONDON / REG. P.O. NO 0502" on sloping vertical panel.

Size: 500 x 430 x 300 mm

Materials: Teak, nickel, ebonite?, copper, bakelite?, glass.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 170, 3? (white tag).


Marconi Five-receiver'>Valve Receiver, with one 'Q' and four 'V24' valves (marked "H.F.", "H.F." "RECTIFIER" and "NOTE MAGNIFIERS"). With anode and aerial inductance dials (both scales 1-10), two aerial tuning condenser knobs (both scales 0-90), and other assorted bakelite? and ebonite dials. Assorted dials include potentiometer H.F. valves, filament h.f. valves, detector filament, note magnifier filaments, reaction coupling (all scales 0-50); additional switches for note magnifiers (0,1,2), output (phones, loud speaker), on/off switch and valve switch (1,2). Controls are on sloping ebonite? vertical panel with two 'phones sockets, and is enclosed by doors in teak case. With nickel-plated aerial and earth terminals on top; plugs on side for High Tension battery and Low Tension accumulator and connections for Loudspeaker.

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