|This trader advert
from April 1950 highlights the Champion Tourist portable radio along with
the rest of the range. Not the prettiest of radios but the Venus
(globe-shaped) radio was a classic innovation of its time. The
Skymaster was the mains capable version of identical appearance.
A 4 Valve, 2 waveband
Superhet Receiver with internal frame aerial. Size 10" x 7½"
x 6", weight only 3 lbs. Complete with batteries. Beautifully
finished in the new airplane cloth. Matching knobs and escutcheons in
cream urea. The ideal Portable Set, perfect reproduction indoors and
outdoors. Full details of this and the Champion Range of Radio and
Electrical appliances and accessories, trade terms etc.
Champion Electric Corporation
16, Berkley St.
Phone MAYfair 6774
This advert also covers the:
Venus: 5 valve Superhet in a beautiful plastic cabinet in a range
of lovely colours. Retail price £19. 2. 4. including P.T.
Meteor: 5 valve Superhet in Cream Urea. 3 Wave Band. 10½"
x 6" x 6". Retail price £12 2. 2. including P.T.
Skymaster: Mains-Battery Portable. 4 Valve, 2 Wave Band, Superb
finish. Retail Price £15. 15. 8. including P.T.
Championette: A masterpiece in miniature. Full rich tones, 6½"
x 4½" x 3 ½". Retail price £10 including P.T.