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Bluebird ; Ferry Sound (ID = 2329360) R-Player
Ferry Sound: Bluebird [R-Player] ID = 2329360 1400x934
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For model Bluebird, Ferry Sound Industries; Adelaide S.A.
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Ferry Sound Industries; Adelaide S.A.
Year: 1956 Category: Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
Details Tape Recorder
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 240 Volt
Loudspeaker - - No sound reproduction output.
Power out
from Model: Bluebird - Ferry Sound Industries;
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Dimensions (WHD) 350 x 230 x 190 mm / 13.8 x 9.1 x 7.5 inch

This Bluebird tape recorder wa one of 40 or more made by Jack Ferry for Ralph A. Peterson, Pirie Street, Adelaide, who sold them in 1956 as dictation equipment. Complete with foot control and headphones, it had a single speed of 1 7/8 ips, was half track record and automatic record level control. Some of the machines with panels engraved "Bluebird" finished up being sold as Ferry tape dictation equipment, with the Ferry name covering the original Bluebird. Donated by R. Mortimer.

Ellison Pop-Up Museum of Radio & Magnetic Recording. Keith Ellison.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 30 lb (30 lb 0 oz) / 13.620 kg

Model page created by Keith Ellison. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Ferry Sound Industries; Adelaide S.A.
Here you find 15 models, 15 with images and 0 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.