HOME ENTERTAINMENT - MARCONIPHONE MODEL I (1) RADIO
The earliest Canadian Marconi receivers were given ascending Roman numeral model designators. These Roman numerals are also referenced here along with their corresponding Arabic numbers.
Type: 1 tube regenerative set
Tube Lineup : ?
Power Input : DC operated.
Original List Price: $50
Cabinet style: Tabletop
"MARCONIPHONE" and "MARCONI/ CANADA" printed on receiver control panel. All controls, connections, etc. labelled. Silver metal fixed to inside of cabinet door incised "THE MARCONI/ WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO./ OF CANADA LIMITED/ MONTREAL/ PATENTED 1918-1923/ TYPE NO. M1 SERIAL NO. 816". "131" stamped into lower rear inside edge of cabinet. "MARCONI/ CANADA" incised in receptacle for vacuum tube. Internal component located between coupler & tuning coil marked "HOLD-TITE/ CARTER RADIO CO./ CHICAGO". Vacuum tube marked"CANADIAN/ WESTINGHOUSE/ 201 A" on tube top.
Maconiphone I .(Photo courtesy Canada Science and Technology Museum)
Credits and References:
1) The Early Development of Radio in Canada 1901 to 1930 by Robert Murray
2) M1 photo https://ingeniumcanada.org/ingenium/collection-research/collection-item.php?id=2001.0285.001