HOME ENTERTAINMENT - MARCONIPHONE MODEL V (5) 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: 7 tube TRF set
Tube Lineup : ?
Power Input : DC operated.
Original List Price: $ 500
Cabinet style: Cabinet
Comment: Also known as the "Queen Anne"
MFR'S PLATE: 'THE MARCONI/ WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO./ OF CANADA LIMITED/ MONTREAL/ PATENTED 1918-23-24/ TYPE NO. M5 SERIAL NO.187 ON FRONT PANEL: 'MARCONIPHONE V/ CANADA/ DETECTOR/ BALANCE/ AMPLIFIERS/ PRIMARY TUNE/ RF TUNE/ LOOP SWITCH/ DETECTOR/ VOLUME CONTROL/ AMPLIFIER/ BATTERY SWITCH'/ 2 DIALS READ FROM '0' TO '100'
Select this link to see the Marconiphone V schematic.
This is the Marconiphone V radio only. It was housed in a Queen Anne style cabinet. (Photo courtesy Canada Science and Technology Museum) Marconiphone V in Queen Anne cabinet. The original selling price was $500.(Image ptovided by Lewis Bodkin)
Credits and References:
1) The Early Development of Radio in Canada 1901 to 1930 by Robert Murray
3) Lewis Bodkin <05bodkin555(at)gmail.com>