the Guglielmo Marconi

Collection

in the International Electronics Museum - Hove, UK


Radio receivers

-> Marconiphone V2 = 1922 = the first mass produced commercial radio from the Marconi company
-> Marconiphone Crystal A = 1922 = crystal set with spade tuning
-> Marconiphone Crystal Junior = 1922 = smaller, cheaper version of the above
-> Marconiphone V3 = 1923 = larger version of the V2 (cabinet only unfortunately)
-> Marconiphone Baby = 1923 = small ebonite crystal set
-> Marconiphone V1 = 1924 = one valve battery receiver
-> Marconiphone NB1 = 1923 = one valve amplifier to drive a speaker with the V2
-> Marconiphone NB2 = 1923 = two valve amplifier to drive a speaker with the V1
-> Marconiphone 22
-> Marconiphone 55
-> Marconiphone 47
-> Marconiphone 220
-> Marconiphone 246
-> Marconiphone 248
-> Marconiphone 286
-> Marconiphone 276
-> Marconiphone P17B
-> Marconiphone P20B
-> Marconiphone C10A
-> Marconiphone P60-B (hybrid portable)

Loudspeakers and headphones

->132 loudspeaker = c.1924
-> Sterling Baby horn loudspeaker = c.1923
-> Marconiphone headphones c.1922
-> Sterling headphones c.1923

Military receivers

-> CNY2 = c.1942

Miscellanea

-> Marble carbon Microphone type Marconi-Reitz c.1925
-> Valve power supply c.1923
-> Headphone distributor c.1923
-> Marconi bust
-> Desk calendar (metal)
-> "R" valve c.1915
-> "V24"valve 1919
-> Several Italian and other countries postage stamps
-> Several original photographs
-> Several first day covers
-> Marconiphone leaflets
-> Marconiphone poster c.1935
-> Marconiphone placard c.1934
-> Marconi autograph on "Accademia d'Italia" notepaper
-> Several valve and valve packings
-> Italian Marconi co.catalogues
-> Complete photocopy of patent 12039 of 1896
-> Complete photocopy of patent 7777 of 1900
-> School exercise books
-> 1996 Marconi Centenary Celebration Bone China Mug (with Certificate of Autentication) RSGB
-> 1995 Marconi Centenary T shirt (From AIRE/Milan, Italy)
-> Shirt pocket Transistor radio mod.4104

Schematic diagrams

-> of all models up to 1929

Cigarette cards

-> 1909Lambert & Butler Wireless Telegraphy (Guglielmo Marconi)
-> 1923Sunripe Cigarettes Wireless Telephony (Guglielmo Marconi)

Other period cards

-> Brooke Bond TeaInventors & Inventions
-> LiebigProdigi della T.S.F. (Guglielmo Marconi history)
-> Chocolate Guerin-Boutron Les Bienfaiteurs de l'Humanite' = Guglielmo Marconi card
-> Liebig (Swiss stock cube manufacturer) Guglielmo Marconi (in Italian)
-> Wand Confectionery LimitedGuglielmo Marconi card
-> L'Italiana (insurance company) Guglielmo Marconi photo
-> Leonhardi (ink and water colours manufacturer) Guglielmo Marconi school timetable

Coins and banknotes

-> 1974 Marconi birthday centenary official Italian L.500 silver coin
-> L.2,000 official Italian banknote (current)
-> L100 official Italian coin (current)

Postal stamps

-> 1995 L.850 postal stamp (Italian)
-> 1996 41p postal stamp (British)
-> 1996 60p postal stamp (British)
-> 1996 Marconi's first wireless message centenary first day issue

Postcards

-> Guglielmo Marconi

Telephone cards

-> Marconi telephone cards: Italian, French, South-American and Vatican City.
-> Marconi telephone cards: Greek.

Shares (stocks) certificates

-> 1913 Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. share certificate
-> 1920 Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. share centificate
-> 1918 Marconiphone dividend cheque

Video films

-> on his life in English = Consiglio dei Ministri, Italy
-> on his life in Italian = Consiglio dei Ministri, Italy
-> film LUCE
-> Paramount on the opening day of Vatican Radio
-> Hungarian on the history of Vatican radio
-> of the main localities in any way connected

Recordings

-> Marconi conference (in Italian)
-> Marconi conference (in English)
-> A tribute to Guglielmo Marconi - BBC 1996
-> The BBC Radio Show 1992 (with recordings of Marconi, Dame Nellie Melba, Eckersley, Lord Gainsford, Sir John Reith)
-> Marconi 1951 (with recordings of Marconi, Captain Henry Round, Eileen O'Brien, Prof.Fleming).

Slides

-> of the main localities in any way connected

Books

-> more than a hundred books on Marconi (see separate list)

Magazines

-> Copy of "RADIO" magazine edited by Solari
-> Copy of "RIVISTA MARCONI" magazine edited by Solari

Commercial signs

-> "The greatest name in radio" enamelled sign
-> "Marconi valves" enamelled sign
-> "Marconiphone Radio Wireless Supplies" enamelled sign

Newspapers

-> Original copy of "Il Messaggero" of Rome, 21 July 1937 (Marconi's death)
-> Original copy of " Il Messaggero" of Rome, 22 July 1937 (Marconi's funerals)
-> copy of "The Times" 16 December 1901 with transatlantic reception of radio signals announcement
-> copy of "The Times" 21 July 1937 with Marconi's death announcement

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