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
Circa:  1924
Tube Lineup : ?
Power Input :  DC operated.
Original List Price: $  500
Cabinet style: Cabinet
Comment: Also known as the "Queen Anne"
Artifact Markings:

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'
 
 

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This is the tuner only for the Marconiphone V, It was housed in a Queen Anne style cabinet.  (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) https://ingeniumcanada.org/ingenium/collection-research/collection-item.php?id=1987.0922.001
 
 

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