Radio [Ultimate Cygnet]

Ultimate-Ekco New Zealand Company Limited, Manufacturer

Post 1955
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Maker and Role
Ultimate-Ekco New Zealand Company Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Post 1955
Description
Green Bakelite cover, open back, long electric cord covered in brown and clay coloured fabric. Facade shows one original knob (white) and one unoriginal (black), black dial with red, green, cream and white accents showing station range. Small name plate at front underneath dial and in between the knobs. Rola brand speaker, no ARTS & P sticker. Can presume that post 1955 as company became Ultimate-Ekco (N.Z.) Co. Ltd. in 1955 and serial no. plaque on reverse states that maker is Ultimate-Ekco.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
ULTIMATE-EKCO (N.Z.) CO. LTD. AUCK. / 220-250 VOLTS A.C. 50 WATTS / BEFORE ADJUSTING DISCONNECT POWER / SERIAL NO. RCP 217300 Maker's Plate
Accession No
2006.351
Credit Line
Ultimate-Ekco New Zealand Company Limited. Post 1955. Radio [Ultimate Cygnet], 2006.351. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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