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Transmitter Type AD87B, by Marconi Company, England, c. 1940

Inventory Number: 79145

27685-68465-79145-1t 79145-2t 79145-1t

Date: c. 1940

Maker Details: Attributed to Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd.

Inscription: "MARCONI / TRANSMITTER / TYPE AD.87 B / W.10572.C / SHT. I EDN.B / INST. NO 2955 / WT. 46LBS. WR. NO 404" on plastic plaque on front surface.

Size: 430 x 235 x 375 mm

Materials: Steel, plastic, glass, bakelite, iron.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 151, 874/3 (white tag), eD 69 (orange tag).


Transmitter Type AD87B (pre-development version of Transmitter T1154), as designed and manufactured by the Marconi Company. Commonly used with the R1155 Receiver. Receiver Type AD.87B (Bomber Command version) in black crinkle-finish steel case, with coloured dials, glass-fronted displays with wavelength calibration table on front vertical surface. Displays are half-moon scales with needles and display mag. feed and a.e. amps respectively. Coloured dials include three for VFO, three for aerial coupling controls. Smaller knobs operates channel selection mechanism (7 channels), and the band change switch. With earth, h.f. aerial and m.f. aerial plug sockets on side. Previously catalogued with Marconi Reveiver Type AD8882B (Inv. Num. 27685), Receiver Type R1155A (Inv. Num. 68465).

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