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Radio made by Stromberg-Carlson, 1946
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Object statement
Radio receiver, Stromberg-Carlson 5A26 mantle, Bakelite / glass / electronic components / fabric, designed and made by Stromberg-Carlson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946
The Stromberg-Carlson is a fine example of an Australian designed and manufactured radio from the early post war period. Many manufacturers were reducing the size and increasing the performance from their radio designs at this time.
Designed and manufactured by Stromberg-Carlson, 1946.
This radio was collected between the late 1940s and the late 1960s when the donor was an active radio electronic engineer operating a business from home building and repairing radios. The donor accumulated a collection of radios, valves, radio journals and assorted electrical engineering material over a lifetime.

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Description
Radio receiver, Stromberg-Carlson 5A26 mantle, Bakelite / glass / electronic components / fabric, designed and made by Stromberg-Carlson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946

Mottled brown Bakelite radio with curved shape, two speakers with five bar speaker grilles. Left-to-right frequency dial at top with frequencies printed in red and white, knight's head logo at left end. Knight's head badge and two control knobs in centre between speakers. Additional knob on left end of body. 'Stromberg-Carlson' printed on blue line on frequency dial. Maker's name and model on back.

Made: Stromberg-Carlson; Sydney; 1946


Owned: 1940 - 1969
Marks
On back, printed 'Stromberg-Carlson / model 5A26'
2007/17/7
Production date
1946
Height
215 mm
Width
360 mm
Depth
170 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of David W. Hain, 2007
Subjects
+ Recreation
+ Communication
+ Audiovisual technology
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{{cite web |url=http://from.ph/362295 |title=Radio made by Stromberg-Carlson |author=Powerhouse Museum |accessdate=30 July 2014 |publisher=Powerhouse Museum, Australia}}


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