Wartime Civilian Receiver

1) Manufacturer Codes

These codes appear on labels attached to the rear chassis of the reciever

CODE MANUFACTURER
U1 Bush Radio Ltd.
U2 E. K. Cole Ltd. ("Ekco")
U3 A. C. Cossor Ltd.
U4 Gramaphone Co. Ltd.
U4A Marconiphone Co. Ltd.
U5 Ferguson Radio Corp. Ltd.
U6 General Electric Co. Ltd.
U7 Murphy Radio Ltd.
U8 Philips Lamps Ltd.
U9 Pye Ltd.
U10 Ultra Electric Ltd.
U11 A. J. Balcombe Ltd.
U12 Burndept Ltd.
U12A Vidor Ltd.
U13 Central Equipment Ltd.
U14 Ferranti Ltd.
U15 Felgate Radio Ltd.
U16 Hale Electrical Co. Ltd.
U17 Halcyon Radio Ltd.
U18 Invicta Radio Ltd.
U19 Lissen Ltd. (Ever Ready)
U20 McMichael Radio Ltd.
 
CODE MANUFACTURER
U21 Philco Radio & Tel. Corp. Ltd.
U22 Pilot Radio Ltd.
U23 Plessey Co. Ltd.
U24 Regentone Products Ltd.
U25 R. M. Electric Ltd.
U26 Decca Record Co. Ltd.
U27 Dulci Company
U28 R. N. Fitton Ltd.
U29 Portadyne Radio Ltd.
U30 Pamphonic Radio Ltd.
U31 Mains Radio Gramophones Ltd.
U32 Kolster-Brandes Ltd.
U33 Roberts Radio Ltd.
U34 Radio Gramophone Dev. Co. Ltd.
U35 R.S.C. Radio Ltd.
U36 Beethoven Electric Equip. Co. Ltd.
U37 J. G. Graves Ltd.
U38 Aren Radio & Television Ltd.
U39 N. H. Radio Products Ltd.
U40 Ace Radio Ltd.
U41 Solectric Ltd.
U42 Whiteley Electrical Co. Ltd.

2) Valve Equivalents

BVA
NUMBER
COSSOR MAZDA EVER
READY
FERRANTI MARCONI
OSRAM
MULLARD PHILIPS BRIMAR
274
275
276
OM10 --- ECH35 6K8G X61M ECH35 --- 6K8G
243
246
247
6K7G
OM6
--- EF39 6K7G
VPT62
--- EF39 --- 6K7G
264
265
266
267
--- --- EL33 --- --- EL33 --- 6AG6G
211
214
215
216
431U UU5 A11D
S11D
R4 U14
MU14
DW4/350
IW4/350
1561
1867
R2
R3

The last digit of the BVA number identifies the actual manufactur of that valve as follows:-

1   Cossor
2   Ediswan
3   Ferranti
4   G.E.C. (Osram)
5   Marconiphone
6   Mullard
7   S.T.C. (Brimar)

3) Rear Cover Details

Photo of rear cover [12K]
The rear panel measures 11.2 inches wide by 9.7 inches high. The panel cut-out dimensions are shown above (not to scale)..

Much reduced illustration of rear label [6K]

Click on the image above for a 600 d.p.i. scan
of the rear cover's label (file size is 257K)


Page copyright
J.Evans 2002
CLICK HERE TO RETURN TO
THE WARTIME RECEIVER PAGE
Last updated
8th April 2002