Radios

Welcome to my radio collection.

This page is a repository for all of the radios and accessories in my collection – it’s currently a work-in-progress, and I’ll continue to add things as and when I have the time.

1956 Philips 353A

TypeVacuum Tube
Release dateJanuary 1956
DiscontinuedDecember 1956
PrincipleSuperheterodyne
Tube Count7
Tuned Circuits6 AM circuit(s), 8 FM circuit(s)

The Philips Electrical model 353A is a table-top AM/FM vacuum tube radio from 1956, featuring a Bakelite case and seven tubes.

1959 Kolster Brandes Ltd. QB20 “Minuet”

TypeVacuum Tube
Release dateFebruary 1959
DiscontinuedMarch 1960
PrincipleSuperheterodyne
Tube Count5
Tuned Circuits6 AM circuit(s)

The Kolster Brandes Ltd. model QB20 is a table-top AM/FM vacuum tube radio from 1959, featuring a Bakelite case and five tubes.

1975 Ajax Commander S-74

TypeTransistor
Release dateJanuary 1975
DiscontinuedDecember 1977
PrincipleSuperheterodyne
Transistor Count6
Tuned Circuits2 AM circuit(s), 2 FM circuit(s)

The Ajax Commander model S-74 is a battery-powered portable AM/FM transistor radio from 1975, featuring a plastic case and six transistors.

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