HOME ENTERTAINMENT -  MARCONIPHONE MODEL VII (7) 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:   8 tube Supeheterodyne set
Circa:  Ju;y 1925
Tube Lineup : ?
Power Input :  DC operated.
Original List Price: $ 250
Cabinet style: Table
Comment: Based on a "Valuation of Trade-In Radio Sets" document complied by "Radio" -  Pioneer of the Trade Papers organization, the model 7 radio had a trade-in allowance $20 in 1929.

M VIIa schematic here.
 
 

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Marconiphone VII (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=1969.0884.001
3) Lewis Bodkin 05bodkin555(at)mail.com>
 
 

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Feb 24/19