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Marconiphone Six-Valve Receiver Type 61, by Marconiphone Company, London, c. 1928

Inventory Number: 97219

97219-3t 97219-1t 97219-2t 49429-97219-1t 49429-73080-97219-1t 73080-97219-1t 97219-4t 97219-5t

Date: c. 1928

Maker Details: Signed by the Marconiphone Co. Ltd.

Inscription: "...MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. ..." printed on metal plaque detached on lid interior. See Documents for other inscriptions.

Size: 580 x 350 x 260 mm

Materials: Mahogany, bakelite, steel, glass, copper.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 88.


Marconiphone Six-receiver'>Valve Receiver Type 61, screened in mahogany case with sloping front panel and hinged top lid. With two pairs of wavelength vertical tuning cogs, two push buttons and valve tuning dials (min <-> max) mounted in steel, on sloped front surface. Lid opens to reveal interior including six valves, three Marconi mica condensers, and six assorted coils. With two sets of triple tuners at lower rear of case, marked "L.S." and "Frame" respectively, and electric wires missing plug at rear. Previously catalogued and associated with two frame aerials for use on swivelling arm on side of cabinet (Inv. Num.s 73080 and 49429).

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