1960's Vintage His Master's Voice HMV 1424
Portable Transistor Radio
The HMV-1424 was released in May 1961 with an original price of £13 11s 8d plus purchase tax. Today value is over £300!
It is a 7-Transistor plus 2 crystal diode two-waveband portable receiver covering the Long wave (from1136- 2040m) and Medium Wave (from183 - 556m) bands.
It has a ferrite rod internal aerial and a socket for a car or external aerial.
There is also an audio output socket for driving a tape recorder.
It has a 6" X 4" elliptical loudspeaker for good quality sound. It is working very well on both wavebands
This vintage radio has been fully checked, serviced and cleaned, it is all complete and looks fantastic. It standing on four rubber feet, the grey covered wooden case is in superb condition with a strong metal carry handle. The grille is clean and undented and the chrome trim is all bright and rust free.
This is a rare vintage HMV radio and even more rare in this complete and excellent condition. It is a great item for vintage radio collectors and very good for everyday use .
I have provided lots of clear close up photos of the radio. Please enlarge them in order to see the cosmetic condition in detail.
The HMV 1424 radio comes with a copy of the Trader Service Sheet
It operates from a single 9Volt PP9 battery (not supplied)