Marconiphone type V2A radio receiver, Long Rang Model, BBC, C.P.O. Reg. No. 0175
Polished mahogany case with lid and removable front with two DER Osram Marconi valves,
Sliding resistance voltage regulator,
Four Marconiphone plug-in tuning units (range blocks) for 245-305 , 300-690 , 390-530 and 1300-1700 meters, slide-controlled fine blade tuning,
Two plug-in regenerator units Marconiphone Type R.B.I.B. for 300-500 meters and Type A for 1500-2100 meters. Fittings of nickel-plated copper alloy.
Signed: “MARCONIPHONE V2A LONG RANGE MODEL”; BBC logo “Type Approved by Post Master General” , and “G.P.O. REG. No. 0175”.
Ivorine plaque in receiver: “MARCONIPHONE V2.A/ TYPE R.B.I.B. Long Range Model./ INST. No. W/E 2615.
All in good physical condition, not tested, all motions and plug ins are good, noting damage /repair to ebonite front cover of Type A regenerator unit (appears OK inside) , missing lifting knobs on three tuning units, part losses of eye hooks holding front and lid.
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