Bush TR82C transistor radio

Front view of a radio showing the large round dial. Front view of a radio showing the large round dial. Rear view of a radio showing the smooth back surface. Top view of a radio showing the controls. Underside view of a radio showing the integral feet.
Front view of a radio showing the large round dial. Front view of a radio showing the large round dial. Rear view of a radio showing the smooth back surface. Top view of a radio showing the controls. Underside view of a radio showing the integral feet.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 002573
Country
Date
1959

Description

This 1950s, Bush TR82C transistor radio is made of compression moulded urea formaldehyde and has a large round injection moulded polystyrene tuning dial and vinyl sides. This radio was launched in 1959 and the classic design was re-issued in the 1990s.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "Bush.Receiver Type TR82C Serial No. 3467 67236" (base)
Dimensions
Width
280mm
Height
100mm
Depth
33mm
Method Note
body and handle
dial
Material Note
plastic
UF body and handle
urea formaldehyde
PS dial
polystyrene
vinyl side cover
metal
chrome
Colour