classic radio shop
212 Roughton Road
Cromer. Norfolk NR27 9LQ
close to Roughton Road station
Phone: +44 01263 519278
Please call the above number first, as the mobile is really never used, unless i'm away
Note. call the main line first as the mobile is on only occasionally.
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Reel To reel tape machines
Reel to Reel recorders like vinyl in records are here to stay.
The period tape machines like Ferrograph were hand built to last and were built in the UK, just like the classic radio's of the same period use off the shelf components . With that classic valve sound and mechanical design whats not to like. Every instutution had them BBC, schools, armed forces and if you were lucky the private owner to .With the correct servicing some 50 years later they are as good as the day they left the factory
Retro with Classic designs are now very popular. There are a number of client's who collect from a certain decade, this can be for personal interest or as props in television or film, through to interior design. At times we are asked to supply good looking models but are not fully functional. If there is a particular period radio you require please contact me to your specific needs so we c
an do the hard work for you.
Classic Radio Shop can offer production company's a number of different period radio receivers, from the 1920's up to the 1970's.
These radios are fully working and can be used or in most cases are just background props. The vintage radios can be supplied with period batterys and the glass 2 volt LT batterys as well.
The radios can be delivered via courier within 24 hours if required.
Due to space limitaions not all the radios are displayed so please ask if you require a particular model or decade.
The Aeonic Suitcase V , was a London based company residing at 90 Regent Street W.1 and retailed at first to the stores in London. This model produced in 1929 would have been familar to the window displays at Selfridges at the time , offering their customers a quality suitcase leather portable radio for the gentleman around town for the sum of 16Gns.
The price today reflects a retail price of around £1000 - £1500
Pye Q portable, first produced in January 1932 by Pye Radio Ltd, Paris House, Oxford Street London W1. A self contained radio designed with using a high-efficiency pentode allowing more output (200mw) and reduced current consumption.
These were for the well to do family who already had a radio receiver at home and wished to have something to take with them when entertaining at picnics or just in the garden.