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Vintage Radios: Fullotone

Size (approx):

38cm x 22cm x 20cm (w,h,d)

Power: AC Mains 200/250V, 40/60 cycles
Wavebands: LW (800 to 2000m). MW (200 to 550m), SW (15 to 50m)
Controls: Left knob on/off/volume,  middle knob wave change, and right knob for  tuning.
Design: Well, you either love this one or hate it.  Strong wood-grain effect brown bakelite with a totally dominant speaker grill that wraps around the complete left hand side of the case.  Lovely aeroplane dial takes six turns of the knob to complete 180 degrees.  The knobs are a poor match as the grain effect is more of a speckle than a swirl.  Big, heavy and solid radio that will outlast me.  Similar outer shape to the Philco A535
Date: No information found. It has a mixture of English (Hunts) and American (Sprague) components which appear to be dated 1939.  I have found earlier references to Fullotone gramophones and needles but very little about their radios.
Manufacturer: Fullotone Radio.  Serial No. 64982
Comments: This cream tuning scale must have been designed for another set as the waveband indicators (a pointer moves as band is selected) can only just be seen at the bottom of the glass.  Sockets for gramophones, earth, aerial (1) and aerial (2) as well as external speaker.  I've never seen another one - or in fact another Fullotone.  I have seen exactly the same looking radio badged as a Derwent.
Line up: 574GT (Tungsram) EL??? (Mullard), 6Q7GT (Brimar), ECH35 (Mullard), EF39 (Mullard) - cannot be right but works well.