This trader advert from
April 1950 is from the most famous 50's portable maker; Roberts
Radio. A plain advert with so little text - is perhaps the sign of
the arrogant attitude of the dominant name in quality and
reliability. From memory the centre tuning knob is geared down so
that several rotations are necessary to span the tuning range.
Notice the "engineers" accurate measurements down to an eighth
of an inch! However, notice the inconsistent use of the apostrophe
Price: £17.17.3 (including
Complete with batteries and water-proof zip carrying cover.
Size: 9 5/8" x 5 7/8" x 6 3/8", weight only 10½lb.
Roberts Radio Co. Ltd.
Telephone: Molesey 2684