Radio Receiver [Meccano No.1 Radio Receiving Set]

Maker and role
Meccano Limited, Manufacturer
Production date
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Object detail

Accession number
Production period
Meccano No.1 Crystal Radio Receiving Set, with a wood base, wooden rounded coil, metal tuner bars.
Brief History
These “non-constructional” Meccano crystal radio sets were produced in England in 1922 in a hurry to comply with BBC radio licensing requirements. A year later in 1923 they had ceased production.
MECCANO Maker's Mark
Credit Line
Meccano Limited. 1922. Radio Receiver [Meccano No.1 Radio Receiving Set], F1198.2003. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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