Roberts RIC 1 radio

Front view of a radio showing the handle. Rear view of a radio showing the leatherette cover. Top view of a radio showing the dials. Underside view of a radio showing the turntable.
Front view of a radio showing the handle. Rear view of a radio showing the leatherette cover. Top view of a radio showing the dials. Underside view of a radio showing the turntable.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 001489
Country
Date
1968 (circa)

Description

A Roberts RIC 1 radio from the 1960s. The RIC 1 was the first model to use an integrated circuit instead of transistors, in the UK. It has a carrying handle, is covered with a black leatherette material, has a metal grill on the front and rotates on a circular platform hidden under the base.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "Roberts Radio. Solid State. Model RIC 1" (top)
Dimensions
Height
140mm
Depth
80mm
Length
250mm
Method Note
tuning panel cover
cover
Material Note
plastic
acrylic tuning panel cover
PMMA
polymethyl methacrylate
vinyl cover
metal
textile
wood
Colour