Radios Ephemera Bric-a-brac Companies Valves
History Domestic Hit or Miss Components Calculators

Glossary

Links For Sale Transport
 Home Author web-log Events Guest book
 

Domestic: Alba Radiograms 6831 and 6921 AC (and LP6831, LP6921 AC)

This trader advert from July 1951 shows the left half of a two page advert introducing the new range from Alba.

News from Alba

Introducing four additions to the Alba range - each one carefully designed and priced for to-day's requirements... All destined to achieve distinction on the list of Alba best-sellers!  Release - August onwards.

Unique Design ... Exceptional Value! 8631 Radiogram.
5-valve, 3 waveband, superhet radio, autochange 'gram unit' in front pull out drawer.  Attractive walnut cabinet with ivory relief. 31½in. high by 19in. by 17in.
£58/9/4 (39 guineas, plus PT £17/10/4)
LP6831: as above, but with 3-speed 'gram unit' (when available)
£64/9/3 (43 guineas, plus PT £19/6/3)

An impressive Piece of Furniture ... and a fine radiogram. 6921 AC
5-valve, 3 waveband, superhet radio, automatic record changer, 10" matched speaker giving superb reproduction. Massive walnut cabinet, tastefully curved and veneered, with storage space for records,  31½in. high by 36in. by 19in.
£92/19/- (62 guineas, plus PT £27/17/-)
LP6921 AC: as above, but with 3-speed 'gram unit' (when available)
£98/18/11 (66 guineas, plus PT £29/12/11)

A. J. Balcome Ltd. 52-58, Tabernacle Street, London EC2