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Vintage Radios: Ultra T401
Ultra Electric Products: Radios Ultra T401

Size (approx):

30cm x 19cm x 16cm (w,h,d)

Power: AC Mains 200/260V, 40/100 cycles
Wavebands: LW (1000 to 2000m). MW (200 to 550m), SW (19 to 50m)
Controls: Left knob wave change , middle knob for tuning, and right knob for  on/off/volume.
Design: Rounded dark-brown bakelite cabinet with high contrast white grill and scale surround.  Metal chassis is exposed at the back which holds two aerial winding lugs and a gramophone pick up socket.  Lovely slow motion aeroplane dial is easy and accurate to use. Ultra-type ridges are present on both sides making it easy to pick up:- sensible as this was designed as a "second set" to move around the house.
Date: February 1946 released at 13 17s 6d.  By the Autumn of 1947 it was retailing at 15 15s 0d, plus tax. 
Manufacturer: Ultra Electric Ltd, London.  Serial No. DB15049
Comments:

 

This radio  was also available in Cuban red, April green and Ivory cream. There was a wooden case version T402 and a similar miniature bakelite version in 1946 (but using five valves and AC/DC) called the U405 (retailing at 13 17s 6d).
Line up: TH41, VP41, Pen 45DD, UU6. Mazda in place