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Melissaphone ; Davies & Co.; Perth (ID = 2172885) Radio Melissaphone ; Davies & Co.; Perth (ID = 2172886) Radio
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Melissaphone ; Davies & Co.; Perth (ID = 2172885) Radio
Davies & Co.; Perth: Melissaphone [Radio] ID = 2172885 539x1143
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For model Melissaphone, Davies & Co.; Perth:
The Daily News (WA) 23 Aug 1929, Page 15
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Davies & Co.; Perth
Year: 1929/1930 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 8:
Main principle TRF (Tuned-Radio-Frequency but use of regeneration unknown)
Wave bands Wave Bands given in the notes.
Details Record Player (not changer)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 250 Volt
Loudspeaker -Loudspeaker incorporated, but system not known.
Power out
from Model: Melissaphone - Davies & Co.; Perth
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).

Advertised as a radio gramophone combination including 6 valve amplifier with sound loud enough for a dance hall for £55/-.  An optional 2 valve radio tuner was available for an additional £10/-.

Price in first year of sale 65.00 AUS £
Mentioned in -- Original prospect or advert (The Daily News (WA) 23 Aug 1929, Page 15)

Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Davies & Co.; Perth
Here you find 3 models, 2 with images and 0 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.