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Bush TR230 Radio

Collection: Thomasson Transistor Radio Collection
Object Type: Communications Device
Artist/Maker: Bush
Date: c 1968
Media/Materials: Transistors and plastic
Collector: Thomasson, Tony
Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 25.5 cm x 7.5 cm


Bush LW and MW transistor radio featuring fixed tuning for 247 m. This model was manufactured when pirate radio was outlawed in the United Kingdom. A fixed tuning switch replaced the bandspread tuning band in order to receive the new BBC Radio 1. An authentic reproduction version of this classic radio which also featured FM was brought to market in 1997.

Object Number: ABDRG2010.40