HOME ENTERTAINMENT - MARCONIPHONE MODEL VIII (8) 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: 5 tube TRF set
Circa: August 1926
Tube Lineup : ?
Power Input : DC operated.
Original List Price: $125
Cabinet style: Tablerop
Comment: Based on a "Valuation of Trade-In Radio Sets" document complied by "Radio" - Pioneer of the Trade Papers organization, the model 8 radio had a trade-in allowance of $20 in 1929 .
M VIII schematic here.
|Marconi VIII closeup of dial|
|Marconi VIII interior view.|
|Marconi VIII rear view|
|Marconi VIII top view|
|Marconi VIII nameplate|
|All Marconi VIII photos by Kevin Christopher.|
|Marconi VIII external wiring diagram. Download image to enlarge. ( Via Bid.ableauctions.ca)|
Credits and References:
1) The Early Development of Radio in Canada 1901 to 1930 by Robert Murray
2) Kevin Christopher <kevinivc(at)gmail.com>
3) Lewis Bodkin <05bodkin555(at)mail.com>