Electronic Products for 1923

Three models were launched in 1923, all aimed at the top end of the market. The receivers were of the T.R.F. type, with 4 valves. The first was the tuned high frequency stage, the second was the detector, and the third and fourth were the audio amplifier. 

A 'Sloping Panel' receiver

The cheapest model was the 'Sloping Panel', which sold for £30.17s.6d. It had an oak, walnut or mahogany case, with a sloping front panel, and externally mounted valves. The next model was the 'Table De Luxe', which sold for £36.5s.0d. It was a table top model with a lid to enclose the valves and controls. The cabinet was available in oak or walnut. Top of the range was the 'Pedestal' model, which was housed in a free standing cabinet, with internal horn loudspeaker and battery compartment. It was available in oak or mahogany, and sold for £75.
Prices soon began to fall, as can be seen from this advert. The receiver was available on its own or complete with accessories. The accessories consisted of valves, headphones, batteries and aerial. Prices for receivers with accessories were as follows:
2 valve - £17.10s.0d
3 valve - £22.5s.0d
4 valve - £27.5s.0d 

Prices for receivers on their own were:

2 valve - £11.7s.8d
3 valve - £15.5s.0d
4 valve - £19.10s.0d 

An A.J.S. horn loudspeaker was available for £4.15s.0d., and two tubular telescopic aerial masts could be purchased as an accessory. One was 30ft tall and the other 50ft tall.

Courtesy of Joris Van Campenhout.

There was another version of the receiver, a table model. This one can be seen in the Olens Radiomuseum in Belgium.

Another view of the receiver.

Courtesy of Joris Van Campenhout of the Olens Radiomuseum in Belgium.

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