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Broadcast Receiver - AWA Radiolette, circa 1934 Object Reg. No: ST 029067

Summary:
Radiolette model 27 receiver, mantel pattern, manufactured by Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd, released in 1934. Like all radios of this period, this receiver used valves, in this case, numbering five. Valves used filaments, which glowed red hot so it was necessary to protect the other components. This set had five valves.
Description:
5 valves. Polished timber casing. Dial modified with neon illumination.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd., 1975
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 275.00 mm (Height), 277.00 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation. Depth =185mm

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Tagged with: radio receivers
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Serial No. A24371
Manufacturer: Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA), Australia, circa 1934

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