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Domestic: Raymond "Centenary" F57 Twin-speaker Auto-radiogram

This trader advert from February 1951 shows the monster radiogram, the Raymond F57.  No marketing strap and a highly technical (but grammatically dubious) description only.  In 1950 this same model was advertised as the "Festival".

Technical Specification. 5 Mullard all glass Valves.  3 wavebands (SW. 13/50, MW. 175/556, LW. 750/1000 metres).  100V to 250V A.C. Mains. Multi-coloured glass Tuning Scale. 4 Watts output.  Combined on/off switch and tone control.  Extension Speaker socket.  Imp. 2/4 ohms.  Two 6" matched high flux permanent magnet loudspeakers.  Garrard automatic Record Changer for ten 10" or 12" records.  Record Compartment to hold 120.  Figured Walnut veneered cabinet, size 32" wide, 14" deep, 27" high.

Price 68 gns. Tax paid.

Available also with 3-speed motor (model F571).

Raymond Radio and Television
Raymond Electric Ltd., Brent Crescent, North Circular Road, London N.W.10