GEC BC4448
  • Battery: GEC BB526 (HT 90v) and GEC BB413 (LT 7.5v)
  • Mains: AC 190-250v 20-100Hz, DC 190-250v
  • Wavebands: MW 187-555m and LW 1050-2000m
  • Valve lineup: Osram X18, W17, ZD17, N18 (equiv. DK92, DF91, DAF91, DL95) plus Westinghouse 14A956 metal rectifier
  • Released: July 1956
  • Original price: 14 8s 1d (reduced a year later to 12 17s 9d) batteries and purchase tax extra

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Now, this is a strange old bird! Check that deck! A tried-and-tested standard rexine suitcase with a very 'futuristic' (or "typically 1950's") looking top deck. The photo doesn't show it very well but the tuning scale is red lettering on a gold background - quite classy.

Last updated 19th May 2002