1960's DECCA TP85 AM/FM Transistor Radio - 22.02.2016 SOLD

1960's DECCA TP85 AM/FM Transistor Radio - 22.02.2016 SOLD
Brand: Decca
Product Code: TP85
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Price: £130.00
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Rare Vintage 1960's DECCA TP85 AM/FM Portable Transistor Radio











Rare Vintage 1960's DECCA TP85

Portable Transistor Radio


The Decca TP85 is a very rare model and is one of the early transistor radios made in England.

It was produced in 1963 and it is a nine transistor (AF114, AF115, AF116x3, OC71, OC81D, OC81x2 ) plus six diodes three waveband portable radio

The example for sale is housed in a classic red leatherette covered wooden cabinet with a very attractive black dial and is complete with a strong carry handle. It has a long external straight telescopic aerial which is fully extendable for the best FM reception.

AM reception is from an internal ferrite rod.

The Decca TP85 covers the Long, Medium and VHF/FM wavebands.

It has sockets on the rear for am and fm aerials ,earphone, tape and pick-up. 

The radio is complete and original and has been fully serviced. It is all in excellent  condition, very clean internally and externally. As this is a 50 years old radio some age related marks are to be expected.

Lots of close up pictures of this radio are provided, please enlarge them in order to see the cosmetic condition in detail.

If you would like to see more photos of this exceptional example please visit:


This Decca is working well on all waveband with smooth and scratch free controls and has a lovely sound from its large elliptical speaker.

This is a lovely example  for vintage radio collectors and is also a great vintage radio for every day use. 

A copy of the  Decca TP85 Trader Service sheet  plus a copy of the sales leaflet are included with the radio.

It requires two 9 volt PP9 batteries (not supplied)



We ship our items via courier.
Please choose from the 2 available courier services which one is most suitable for you. 

Buyers can choose to collect if this is more convenient.

International buyers please contact us for shipping cost 


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