Ekco U243 radio

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 001329
Date
1950 - 1959 (circa)

Description

An Ekco U243 valve radio, circa 1950s. This large rectangular radio has a wooden cabinet with a polystyrene mesh covering the speaker. It has a printed glass panel for tuning and volume etc and injection moulded polystyrene tuning and volume dials. This model of radio is thought to have had a release date of 1955.
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Inscriptions

"EKCO Model U 243 For universal mains. A.C. 220/250 volts. 40/100 cycles or D>C> 200/250 volts."
Dimensions
Width
420mm
Height
350mm
Depth
230mm
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