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85/912 Radio, AWA model # 450P, leather / bakelite / fabric / electronic components, AWA, Australia, 1947. Click to enlarge.

Radio, AWA model # 450P, leather / bakelite / fabric / electronic components, AWA, Australia, 1947

Made
Radio, model # 450P, portable, personal, battery operated, dark brown Bakelite case, leather carrying handle, speaker covered by fabric and Bakelite slats, AWA 'Radiola', Australia, 1947.

The first portable radio receiver designed and manufactured by AWA.

Summary

Object No.

85/912

Object Statement

Radio, AWA model # 450P, leather / bakelite / fabric / electronic components, AWA, Australia, 1947

Physical Description

Radio, model # 450P, portable, personal, battery operated, dark brown Bakelite case, leather carrying handle, speaker covered by fabric and Bakelite slats, AWA 'Radiola', Australia, 1947.

The first portable radio receiver designed and manufactured by AWA.

Dimensions

Height

260 mm

Width

110 mm

Depth

115 mm

Production

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr Bill Upton, 1985

Acquisition Date

19 June 1985

Cite this Object

Harvard

Radio, AWA model # 450P, leather / bakelite / fabric / electronic components, AWA, Australia, 1947 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 September 2020, <https://ma.as/53431>

Wikipedia

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