HMV radio receiver

Made by His Master's Voice in Sydney, 1942.

Rectangular radio receiver with timber casing with curved edges. Front has small square speaker housing on left with mottled mesh and four horizontal grill blades. Upper right has rectangular dial with radio station call signs of Australian state and short wave. Beneath are four control knobs, labelled with cream lettering on clear plastic label. Left knob labelled ‘TONE MONITOR’, right knob labelled ‘VOLUME’. Two central knobs, one above the other, have labelling ‘SHORT WAVE BROADCAST’ and ‘WAV...

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Rectangular radio receiver with timber casing with curved edges. Front has small square speaker housing on left with mottled mesh and four horizontal grill blades. Upper right has rectangular dial with radio station call signs of Australian state and short wave. Beneath are four control knobs, labelled with cream lettering on clear plastic label. Left knob labelled 'TONE MONITOR', right knob labelled 'VOLUME'. Two central knobs, one above the other, have labelling 'SHORT WAVE BROADCAST' and 'WAVE EXCHANGE'.

Logo transfer on top 'His Master's Voice / [image of a dog and gramophone] / The Gramophone Company Ltd., Sydney, N.S.W.'.

Back has power switch and a power cord.

Dimensions

460 mm
250 mm
250 mm

Production

His Master's Voice, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1942
His Master's Voice 1942

Source

Purchased 1991

Cite this Object

HMV radio receiver 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2017, <https://ma.as/111335>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/111335 |title=HMV radio receiver |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 March 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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