Previous : Lowther

MARCONIPHONE

Next : Masteradio

- Marconiphone Co. Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex. [May53]

1936 - 1939

Picture of 705 mirror lid [13K] Model 703 mirror lid [7K] Picture of model 701 [9K]
Model 705 Model 703 Model 701
Picture of model 708 projection set [9K] Picture of model 709 console [5K] Picture of table model 706 [6K]
712 Model 708 Model 709 Model 706
DATE MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
<=Sep36 701 C          
<=Sep36 702 C(Mirror) 12"        
Early/Mid
1937
703
"Mastergram"
C(Mirror) 12"   TRF With radio and gramaphone £126-0-0
~Jan38 704 C 9"       £47-5-0
~Jan38 705 C(Mirror) 12"     Includes radio £84-0-0
  706 T       3-band radio £30-9-0
  707 T       Larger screen version of 706 £36-15-0
Feb38 708 C 22" x 18"
Projection
3" C.R.T.
20KV E.H.T.
37   Includes 8-valve 4-band radio.

Had been shown at the previous year's Radiolympia but was withdrawn after the second day.
£210-0-0
1938 709 C       3-band radio £47-5-0
~Aug1939 710 T 10"        
~Aug1939 711 C 10"       £37-16-0
~Aug1939 712 C 14"       £46-4-0
~Aug1939 713 C 14"     Inc. all-wave radio. £59-17-0

Models 701 and 702 were displayed at the 1936 Radiolympia although they were not operative and prices had yet to be announced.
Model 710 is similar to or the same as the post-war model VT50A.

1946 - 1949

Picture of VT50A, Marconiphone's first post-war model [8K] Picture of model VCR53A [5K] Picture of model VT53A [7K] Picture of VT53DA [9K] Picture of model VCR670A [4K]
VT50A VCR52A VT53A VT53DA VCR670A (Year?)
DATE MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
Jul/Aug47 VT50A T 10" 19 1ch S/Het Same as HMV1804. Trader #867.
Marconiphone's first post-war television, identical in appearence to the pre-war model 710..
£76-0-11 £61-19-0
£14-1-11
<=Jan49 VCR52A C 10" 22 (+5 radio)   With 3-band radio
£110-0-0 £89-12-3
£20-7-9
~Oct49 VT73DA T 10" 15v 1ch S/Het
B'Ham
AC/DC
£47-11-4 £38-15-0
£8-16-4
Guess 49 ?? VCR670A C       Incl. Radio  

1950 - 1952

VC53DA VT56DA VT55A VT59DA VC59DA
DATE MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
Feb50 VT53DA T 10"
Emiscope
3/20
14v 1ch S/Het
(B'ham)
AC/DC
Trader #974
£47-11-4 £38-15-0
£8-16-4
Mar50 VC53DA
C 1ch TRF
(London)
£59-16-10 £48-15-0
£11-1-10
Mar50 VC73DA C 1ch S/Het
(B'ham)
£59-16-10 £48-15-0
£11-1-10
1950 VT55A            
1950 VT75A            
Apr52 VT59DA T 12" Emiscope
3/31
14 5ch Trader #1061
£72-9-0 £49-15-10
(£22-13-2)
VC59DA C+½D
£85-0-0 £58-8-4
(£26-11-8)

1953-1955

VC60DA VT62DA VT65DA VT69DA
DATE MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
~May53 VC60DA C+½D 15"
Alum.
14 5ch S/Het AC/DC
ERT TV61 Jan55
 
1953 VT62DA            
Aug54 VT64DA T 14" 14 Preset band I plus
variable tuning on band III.
Trader #1230
£x-x-x £44-3-4
£x-x-x
VT65DA 17"
£x-x-x £44-3-4
£x-x-x
Dec54 VT68DA T 14"
Emiscope
4/14G
17 13ch  
£69-6-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Mar55 VC68DA C  
£82-19-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Dec54 VT69DA T 17"
Emiscope
4/15G
 
£82-19-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Mar55 VC69DA C  
£112-7-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x

Mid 1956 Onwards

Now part of the Thorn group, Marconiphone models utilised the same basic designs as Ferguson.

Picture of VT150 [7K] Picture of VC151 [6K] Picture of VT153 [7K] Picture of VT157 [5K]
VT150 (Year?) VC151 VT153 (Year?) VT157
DATE MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
~Nov56 VC151 C+D 17"
Emiscope
  13ch  
£110-5-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Early/Mid58 VT157     12 13ch Same chassis as Ferguson (Thorn) 480T series.  
VT159      
VT160      
Apr59 VT161 T 17"
AW43-80
14 13ch  
£65-2-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
1959 VT164         Same chassis as Ferguson 546T series.  
Click for larger view [63K] Click for larger view [96K] Click for larger view [73K] Click for larger view [74K] Click for larger view [93K]
Model 709
Late 30's Advert
Link to larger view [63K]
VT50A
Advert from August 1947
Link to larger view [96K]
VT53/VT73 and VT55/VT75
Advert from September 1950
Link to larger view [73K]
VT59DA
Advert from April 1952
Link to larger view [74K]
VT59DA
Advert from July 1952
Link to larger view [93K]
Link to larger view [93K] Click for larger view [97K] Click for larger view [92K] Click for larger view [96K]
VT62DA
Advert from 1953
Link to larger view [93K]
VT68DA
Advert from April 1955
Link to larger view [97K]
VT153
Advert from June 1957
Link to larger view [92K]
VT157 / VT158
Advert from June 1958
Link to larger view [96K]

On-line Service Data

Model(s) File Size Source
EMI Omnibus
(701, 702, 703 and 705)
4M Omnibus edition issued by EMI in 1953.
Many thanks to Brian and John for there help.
702 User Manual 360K User manual (revision 2) for Marconiphone 702.
Thanks to Brian and an anonomous donor.
706 / 707 872K Manufacturers

Previous : Lowther LINK BACK TO THE
MANUFACTURERS PAGE
Next : Masteradio
Page copyright © J.Evans 2005-2011 - Last updated1st May 2011