Car Radio

PYE Manufacturing Division, Manufacturer

Late 1940
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PYE Manufacturing Division, Manufacturer
Production Date
Late 1940
Metal case in black. PYE made in NZ, "Cube" shape. 5-valve (all in place), internal vibrator power supply. Unusual design with volume control mounted in front of speaker to save space. No labels. There is ventilation on the sides of the unit for cooling.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
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PYE Manufacturing Division. Late 1940. Car Radio, F170.2001. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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