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Valve radios sets
in the Electronics Icons™ collection



We have some 300 valve radios in our collection. Some of the makes represented are listed here.

Allocchio Bacchini - Amplion - Atwater Kent - Autovox - Braun - Brown Brothers - Brownie - BTH - Burndept - Bush - Celestion - CGE - Columbia - Cossor - Decca - Defiant - Ducati - Edison - Ekco - Emerson - Era - Europhon - Ever Ready - Fada - Fellophone - Ferguson - Ferranti - Gecophone - Geloso - Grundig - HMV (His Master's Voice) - KB (Kolster Brandes) - IMCARADIO - La Voce del Padrone - Lissen - Lorentz - Lumophon - Magnadyne - Marconiphone - Mc Michael - Minerva - Mullard - Murphy - Orion - Ormond - Osram - Perdio - Peto Scott - Philco - Philips - Phonola - Pilot - Pope - Pye - Radiomarelli - RCA - Regentone - Roberts - Saba - Safar - Siemens - Sobel - Stirling - Telefunken - Telsen - Ultra - Unda - Vidor - Voxon - Watt - Western Electric - Zenith

Notable pieces include: (Click on the item name to see a low resolution picture)

- An example of an early Crystal radio (no batteries needed) = Marconiphone Crystal Junior 1922
- And example of a '20s valve radio (when the set and the loudspeaker were separated) = Philips model 2514 1928
- And example of '30s valve radio (when the tuning dial did not show the name of the stations) = Philips 930A 1931
- An example of a "round" shaped radio = Ekco model AD76 1935
- An example of '40s "all-in-one" radio set = G.E.C. model BC4650 1946
- An example of a well designed radio set = Bush model DAC90 1946
- An example of a "people's set" = Philco model 444
- An example of a German "people's set" = Kleinenfanger 1938
- An example of a British "people's set" = Wartime Civilian Receiver 1944
- An example of a Italian "people's set" = Radio Balilla 1937
- An example of a "scenic" front grille radio = Pye model Q 1938
- An example of a Bakelite radio = Ekco model AC74 1933
- An example of one of the last valve radio ever made = Europhon

Many, many more . . .


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