PCR Receiver

 This ex-army set was the type often used for general entertainment in the forces, such as in the NAAFI. As such it was very popular in the government surplus marketplace for home use as just after the war domestic receivers were hard to come by at a sensible price. This receiver would have cost a buyer under £8, about half the price of a shop-bought set.

A weakness is the dial. In this example the last owner gave up and rather than correct any defficiencies placed an old contractor in its place, thus making proper restoration quite difficult.

As you can (almost) see power unit is external to the radio.

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