|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
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 32½" wide,
14" deep, 27½" high.
Price 68 gns. Tax paid.
Available also with 3-speed motor (model
Raymond Radio and Television
Raymond Electric Ltd., Brent Crescent, North Circular Road, London N.W.10