Marine Receiver

Maker and role
Radio Corporation of America Limited, Manufacturer
Production date
Circa 1942
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Object detail

Accession number
1978.61
Production period
Description
Radio receiver - RCA Model AR-8503 15-600 K.C. (1942). Serial No.42572. Type "B" Crystal receiver. Primarily for marine applications. Light grey in colour with 13 tuning dials on front face. Central dial is a large black circular bakelite dial. There is a paper label affixed to the right of the central dial with a range of measurements recorded.
Marks
Radio receiver / Model/ AR 8506/ RCA/ Radiomarine Corporation/ of America/ New York. NY./ Made in U.S.A Maker's Plate
Serial No. / 42972 Serial Number
Media/Materials
Credit Line
Radio Corporation of America Limited. Circa 1942. Marine Receiver, 1978.61. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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