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Description
Valve radio, white plastic casing, "Clipper".
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Media/materials description
White plastic casing and plug, metal mechanical compenents inside the radio and possibly brown plastic cord.
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Measurements
Box = Length (mm) = 285mm
Box = Depth (mm) = 180mm
Box = Width (mm) = 140mm
Brown electrical cord = Length (mm) = 1660mm
Collection
Accession number
NPM993.18.179
Credit line
Radio. Nelson Provincial Museum, Ovens Collection: NPM993.18.179

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This is a Clipper 5M4 'Junior' from Akrad Radio Corporation in Waihi. 5-valves, broadcast (AM) band, 1954, and the first all-New-Zealand fully designed and manufactured plastic-cased radio in NZ - https://www.vintageradio.co.nz/model/clipper/5m4

- Steve

Posted on 15-08-2019 11:44:02