Radio [Ultimate]

Maker and role
Radio (1936) Limited, Manufacturer
Production date
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Object detail

Accession number
Production period
An Ultimate radio with 10 valves. There are three knobs at the bottom, a large dial with white, blue and green lettering and a pioneer speaker. The speaker has three wooden bars across it horizontally. Radio cabinet made of varnished wood. Guarantee sticker on inside wall of case.
OGU-54698 Impressed
Credit Line
Radio (1936) Limited. 1936. Radio [Ultimate], 1968.145. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


Public comments

Thanks for the information about this radio. I have updated the records based on reviewing what is available on your website, The only number we have referenced (at this stage) is OGU-54698. We will check this number in the near future. Thanks again!

- MOTAT Curatorial Research posted 3 years ago.

Does the serial number start with CCU? It looks like an Ultimate CCU from the front, which would make it a 6-valve broadcast band (AM) only radio from the 1936 production year. Ultimate radios were manufactured by Radio (1936) Ltd in Auckland.

- Steve ( posted 3 years ago.

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