|Ever Ready Model C
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|This set, with an
intermediate frequency of 432KHz, was the first of a
series of three variants and used the larger envelope
battery valves of American design. These had the English
equivalents shown above.
The later two models -the C/A of November 1947 and the C/E of September 1948 - have the newer D series 7-pin miniature valves of 125mA draw. There were electrical differences between all three variants but they shared a common case design and construction.
This Model C case is very interesting - it has sides made of perspex, painted the correct colour on the reverse, over a wooden frame. I daresay that war production had left a surplus of perspex (from aircraft cockpits) and Ever Ready may well have had cheap supplies of it.
I consider this to be Ever Ready's boldest design and it is a shame they went on to mediocrity after this.
Last updated 22nd May 2002