Ever Ready Sky King
  • Battery: Ever Ready B136 (combined HT 90v & LT 1.5v)
  • Wavebands: Medium 194-550m, Long 920-2000m
  • Valve lineup: DK96, DF96, DAF96, DL96
  • Released: June 1956
  • Original price: 10 - plus taxes and batteries

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Well! What's this strange bird? A pinstriped version of the 'Sky Queen' to be aimed at the male market? Let's face it, how many unreconstructed 'real men' of the early 1950's would buy or use a radio called the Sky Queen?

So, playing the marketing craftily, Ever Ready release a product (also known as the BEREC 'Jester' in the export market, albeit in a different colour scheme) identical to another one in their line apart from appearance.

The King adds another member to Ever Ready's 'royal family' and is rather natty, in its own way.

Last updated 19th May 2002