All items are fully serviced in our workshop.  The internal and external appearance of each radio is restored to the highest possible standards.  We stress safety and reliability in all our restoration projects,  you can rest assured that any receiver purchased from this page will give you many years of vintage radio enjoyment.

All restoration work is carried out sympathetically,  we try to preserve the originality of our radios as much as possible.

Each set is sold complete with a simple operating and care instruction sheet,  which will help you to get the most out of your new purchase  and keep it in 'out of the box' condition. 

All overhauled radios are sold with a six month return to base guarantee,  which even covers the valves and transistors for the full period of the warranty.

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Stock last updated on 2/12/16

New items added on 11/11/16
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1959 Bush TR82B    (transistor)   
Here we have the classic,  original transistor version of the TR82,  being the B variant it has brass trim and brown side panels.   Very good sensitivity and audio with a decent glossy cabinet.   We had to repair the internal chassis mounting lugs on this one and if you want me to be really picky there is a very tiny little chip out of one bottom corner (about a mm or so). Strangely the back panel is fine, this is where you normally find damage on the '82.   
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod with sockets.
Batteries  -  1 of PP9  9V
Frequency coverage   -  LW / MW
Dimensions 13" wide, 9" high, 3" deep
Price £55   UK Delivery £12   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP     
Sorry this has gone.   Going to France soon!

1971 Grundig Yacht Boy 210  (transistor)
Here we have  the classic Grundig all rounder with full VHF coverage and excellent audio.   You often have to turn the bass down a bit as so much is produced it makes the cabinet rattle.   The tone control is very effective and it should be noted that this has a pull function so you have two controls in one.   Battery powered by 6 D cells or can be operated by its internal mains power supply.   This was an option on the Yacht Boy 210  -  glad to say it is included with this radio.   Excellent all round condition with no missing trim bits.   
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod / long whip aerial for SW and VHF
Batteries  -  6 D cells or use internal mains power supply. 
Frequency coverage   -  LW / MW /SW and  VHF FM  to 108 MHz
Dimensions 15" wide, 9" high, 4" deep
Price £80  UK Delivery £12   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP

1951 Bush DAC90A (valve)
Rarer ivory coloured model,  for every ten brown ones that turn up we may see one  in this colour.  After all they were about £2 more expensive back in the day!  The material is a little bit more brittle that proper Bakelite and tends to suffer from stress cracks.  This one is no exception,  it has the usual thin line on the top above the output valve area.  It's nothing too serious on this one and certainly will not get any worse.   Other than this mark the rest of the case and trim are superb.   It's a fine sounding compact valve radio which like all DAC90A's  perform well with the minimum of fuss.  It's a case of plug it in,  wait a minute and off you go.   
Frequency Coverage LW/MW
Antenna - Internal frame.
Dimensions 12" wide, 9" high, 7" deep
Price £150   UK Delivery £14   Most of EU £28  -  £35  GBP

1962 Philips L3G23T  (transistor)   
Two tone green,  in fabulous original condition.   We have replaced the dodgy transistors and re-aligned the electronics and fitted a pair of battery adaptors.  Designed to run on obsolete PP7 9V types,  it now uses two sets of 6 AA cells or rechargeable batteries.   This radio is really smart,  with good AM audio.   Something a little bit different.   
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod with sockets.
Batteries  -  uses 2 sets of 6 AA cells  (to replace original PP7 9V) 
Frequency coverage   -  LW / MW
Dimensions 13" wide, 9" high, 3" deep
Price £45 UK Delivery £10  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP

1958 Ekco A277  (Valve)
Twin speaker,  VHF only valve radio in a curvy walnut cabinet.    This table top model contains the same chassis as the classic C273 console receiver  -  which is was quite simply one of the best VHF valve floor standing radios built in the UK.   The cabinet finish is original,  it's just been polished up  -  as you can see it's been well looked after.  Chassis wise the works have been completed,  including a bright new magic eye tuning indicator.   Sound quality is every bit as good as it looks,  with the pair of large Goodmans speakers thumping out plenty of bass and top end from the tweeter.   Coverage of VHF is from about 87 to 101 MHz. 
Frequency Coverage VHF FM only
Antenna - internal dipole with socket for external antenna
Dimensions 21" wide, 14" high, 9" deep
Price £195  UK Delivery £14   Most of EU £28  -  £35  GBP
Sold. 

C1978 Roberts Rambler  (transistor) 
Finished in red,  here we have another mini Roberts in good condition.   There is a little nick on the back covering material,  down at the bottom of the case  (not visible unless you look at the bottom of the radio!) . Great AM audio and sensitivity for such a compact radio.     
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod
Batteries  -  1 of PP9  9V   (has a socket for a 9V adaptor)
Frequency coverage   -  LW / MW
Dimensions 7.5" wide, 5" high, 2.5" deep
   
Price £30  UK Delivery £10  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP

C1985  Roberts Rambler II  (transistor) 
Finished in black,  the mark two Rambler was basically the same but has a tone control switch and a slightly larger speaker.  Electrically rather than using discrete components in the amplifier the Mk2 uses a silicon chip amplifier.    Sounds equally as good for such a small radio.   
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod
Batteries  -  1 of PP9  9V   (has a socket for a 9V adaptor)
Frequency coverage   -  LW / MW
Dimensions 7.5" wide, 5" high, 2.5" deep
   
Price £30  UK Delivery £10  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP

1950 Bush DAC10 (valve)
This is the push button brother of the DAC90A you see above.  Electrically it is similar with the additional circuitry to give you 3 preset station settings plus the normal variable LW and MW tuning.  Bush used a novel back to front speaker to save space in this model  - the magnet is mounted in front of the cone!   This example is in lovely order  bar a small repaired crack / chip on one front slat.  It has a nice glossy shine to the Bakelite.  DAC10's have a full wrap around Bakelite case.  Fully overhauled as you would expect.  Sounds good,  looks good.
Frequency Coverage  LW/MW
Antenna - Internal frame.
Dimensions 12" wide, 9" high, 8" deep
Price £145   UK Delivery £14   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP

1970 Bush TR 230  (transistor)   
The TR130 was the biggest selling transistor radio of the 1960's.  In 1969 this was updated and re-engineered using the cutting edge TAD100 RF/IF integrated circuit and re-named TR230.    They sound every bit as good as the predecessor and it is hard to find better audio on AM from a compact transistor portable.   This is the smart black and chrome version.   
Frequency Coverage  LW/MW
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  with sockets.
Batteries  -  1 PP9 9V   
Dimensions 9" wide, 5.5" high, 2.5" deep
Price £32  UK Delivery £10  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP
Sorry this is sold.

1974 Hacker Super Sovereign RP75MB   (transistor / IC) 
The stuff of legends.  Pleased to report that we have two of them available!  Some say the Super Sovereign was quite possibly the best portable radio ever made in the UK.  Or Europe  -   I have even seen mention in the USA about this radio,  they reckon in the world.  Whatever the fact is this model cost Hacker a lot of things,  and quite possibly was the beginning of the end for the company.  Why ?  It was just too good and too expensive.  About 8000 were manufactured so almost 40 years later they are not too common and anyone with a super would be wise to hang on to it.   It's all band,  2 SW up to almost 30 MHZ,  VHF,  LW and MW with dual tuners,  a massive speaker and a beautifully engineered audio stage.  There is also a signal strength come FM tuning meter,  fine tuning and lots of other buttons and features.  Being the MB version not only does it have an internal mains power supply but it also has a pre-selector come tuned pre-amplifier for the short wave bands.  So you can peak up the whip antenna to the frequency in use.  For battery use there is a 8 D Cell pack in the base of the cabinet  -  you can either use alkaline or rechargeable cells.   The slightly lower voltage from rechargeable batteries is not a problem as the audio amp has an automatic bias circuit to allow good performance from weaker batteries. This example is in lovely condition,  almost like new.  Just a slight bit of wear around the printing area of the volume control.  You will not be disappointed!

Frequency Coverage  VHF FM, 2 SW (full coverage with fine) MW, LW
Antenna - Telescopic whip / internal ferrite rod with sockets
Batteries  -  8 D cells / internal mains power supply  (lead included with radio)
Dimensions 15" wide, 9" high, 4.5" deep
Price £250 UK Delivery £14  Most of EU £25  -  £38  GBP
Sorry this is sold.   Going for a new life in Japan!

1973 Hacker Super Sovereign RP75   (transistor / IC) 
Drum roll please.   Here is our second Super offering,  this time it's the battery only as standard RP75 however we supply a good quality low noise linear power supply which you can use for mains operation of this radio.  Plugs straight into the socket on the rear panel.   This is basically the same radio as the MB minus the short wave pre-selector.  Instead it has a wide band pre-amp and fine tuning control.  Performance is still great and in practice there is little to chose between the two.  I suppose not having a narrow band filter in the antenna makes it a little more susceptible to out of band interference   -  but then again it is a portable radio and not a communications receiver.   Portable radio   -  actually it's the king of portable radios.     Top notch sound quality and plenty of it,  again there is a little bit of printing wear around the volume control pot area.   You could put that white strip back on there but I personally like to keep them original.   

Frequency Coverage  VHF FM, 2 SW (full coverage with fine) MW, LW
Antenna - Telescopic whip / internal ferrite rod with sockets
Batteries  -  8 D cells  or use supplied mains power unit.
Dimensions 15" wide, 9" high, 4.5" deep
Price £230 UK Delivery £14  Most of EU £25  -  £38  GBP
Sorry this one has gone too,  also about to get in an airplane and fly to Japan.

1972 Hacker Hunter RP38A (transistor)
The all band Hunter.  RP38A to be exact with an 18V socket on the side.   Well it has been a while since we last had a nice Hunter to offer you  -  not sure why I see so few like this, they really are super radios  -  from a listening point of view I think they are just about as good as any Hacker Sovereign I've ever heard.  Maybe most hang on to them,  I would!   This particular one is a special edition.  I say that because it is the version with "that" speaker in it.   Apparently this large magnet Elac type is the best of the best,  and Hacker only had a limited number of them to fit in Hunters.   It certainly does sound sweet.   This mesh grille version is a bit of the fragile front,  although this has survived well and only has a few marks on the bottom lip of the metalwork.   A perfect radio for everyday use,  it blows the socks off any modern transistor portable.  And then some.   
Frequency Coverage  LW/MW/ VHF FM
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  / telescopic with sockets
Batteries  -  2 PP9 9V   (can be also powered by an 18V linear mains PSU)
Dimensions 11" wide, 8" high, 4" deep
Price £125   UK Delivery £12  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP
Sorry this one is sold. 

1973 Hacker Hunter RP38A (transistor)
You know the story about buses turning up.  Seems to be appropriate for Hacker radios too this month.    Here we have another nice Hunter.  It's the solid grille facelift version now to match it's big brother Sovereign models (the 3 and RP75)  Again fitted with the 18V input socket.   We had to replace the antenna on this example.   Fully overhauled,  serviced and given a decent polish up.   Hard to believe the Hunter is almost 50 years old  -  the very first models came out in 1968.  Built to last.    Santa needs one for his sack.
Frequency Coverage  LW/MW/ VHF FM
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  / telescopic with sockets
Batteries  -  2 PP9 9V   (can be also powered by an 18V linear mains PSU)
Dimensions 11" wide, 8" high, 4" deep
Price £125   UK Delivery £12  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP

Currently there are no decent 18V DC power supplies available to buy "off the shelf" be it in the UK or anywhere else in the world that I have managed to track down.  Apart from communications grade switch mode supplies which cost almost as much as the radio!  The little "low energy" switch mode units that are offered as replacements are hopeless.  So in the new year we will be producing a special Hacker quality linear power unit that will suit all of the 18V and 12V models.   This will be to a similar standard of low noise as the original Hacker units manufactured in Maidenhead.     We have all the bits in stock to assemble them now  -  it's just finding the time to get started!    2017 is going to be a busy year for us   -  lots of new projects and a big expansion of our Roberts Radio  / Hacker services. 

Items awaiting restoration,  currently prepared to order.   Pictures will be available of things once they have been overhauled  -  basically drop us a line or call to discus if you are interested in any of them.  The quoted prices do not include delivery costs. 

Valve Radios


New stock arriving soon.   



See the DIY projects page for more valve radios  -  we can always overhaul one of them for you. 


Transistor Radios

Two Hacker Sovereign MK2 models available.   Both are the dark charcoal colour.  RP25A and B respectively.   Need overhauling,  they will be £125 each when ready.   

Roberts R300  LW/MW  1963 models.  We have them in red and green.   New handles fitted.  £80 each.     R200 one red model available,  £80 overhauled with a new handle.   

For interest and to give a better idea of the items we often have for sale, here is a selection of our recently sold radios.   If there is something below that you particularly like do get in touch as many things we have in stock never get as far as this website.   

1934 Ekco AC85 
One of the first in a great line of superb Bakelite case designs this early superhet was quite a success when it went into production in late 1934.   This was a good find.  Like most early Ekcos  (the round ones included) the AC85 is not the most sensitive design,  although now that we've given the RF and IF stages the once over it's working very well.  This model has lots of clever electronics,  one might say over complicated but the results are pleasing enough.  You have a control on the front panel which alters the gain so that if you wish you can reject weaker stations and annoying noises on MW and LW.  In practice I tend to keep the gain up,  unless of course you just want to hear the strong BBC stations on AM.  Tone control is by a plug and wire with three positions on the back of the set  -  this primitive method was replaced in the later AC86 with a proper switched front panel control.   The Bakelite case is perfect,  very glossy with no damage or scratches.   It all looks rather lovely really.  Complete with the proper mains connector,  it's original mains energised speaker a perfect back panel and a highly polished walnut Bakelite case. It's a classic.
Frequency Coverage  LW, MW
Antenna -  reasonable wire antenna needed for best results  (wire supplied)
Dimensions 20" wide, 13" high, 9" deep
Price £400   including UK PTR personal delivery  (mainland only) 
£25 fuel surcharge for Scotland and Cornwall   -   and you get a visit from me!
Discount of course if you can collect the radio. 
Sold in a matter of minutes.   So much for our new updates!

1970  Hacker Sovereign 2 RP25A  (transistor)
Regarded as even better in many respects than the RP18 Sovereign this mark two version uses more silicon transistors and has an improved VHF stage.  Not that there was much wrong with the old version!   Styling is much the same apart from the colourful dial made way for a clearer printed scheme with larger control buttons.  Again in tip top condition,  finished in dark charcoal grey.  Very sensitive,  built like the proverbial tank!   One of the best.
Frequency Coverage  LW/ MW/VHF FM
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  / telescopic with sockets
Batteries  -  2 of PP9  9V
Dimensions 12" wide, 9" high, 5" deep
Price £120   UK Delivery £11   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP
This one also sold within 24 hours of going online.   

1973  Roberts R707  (transistor) 
First released in 1969 the R707 was aimed right at the top end of the market.  A direct competitor to Hacker Radio  -  this was pointed straight at the Sovereign customers.   A engineers nightmare,  replacing the ever faulty IF module is a long winded painful job.   This one has been fully overhauled,  all transistors replaced with something reliable.     It's all band,  and being the later version from the mid 70's it has an extra socket on the side so operation from a 12V linear power  supply is possible.    We can supply such a unit for an additional £10.     This model is the only one to use a pair of the large 996 6V lantern batteries,  which are commonly available.   Audio quality is superb  -  in this respect the 707 is by far the best radio they ever produced.   This example has been very well looked after and is in excellent,  un-marked condition.   Just in case you are wondering about getting your 707 overhauled  (does it hiss but no radio signals  -  that's the IF module)  it would normally cost about £85  -  £95  for a full overhaul plus delivery.   Well worth doing if you like a good radio!
Frequency Coverage LW, MW, SW  and VHF FM 
Antenna - internal ferrite etc with sockets.
Dimensions 13" wide 7" high, 4" deep
Batteries 2 6V lantern types.
Price £125 UK Delivery £10  Most of EU £25 GBP
12V linear regulated power supply to suit this radio is £10 if ordered with the R707
Sorry afraid this one is sold.

1972/3 Hacker Sovereign III  RP72MB   (transistor)
In my mind, of the Standard Sovereigns the III is the best.  Built like a tank,  it is even more solid than the Sovereign II or indeed it's later successor the IV.  Nothing much to say really,  the audio is superb,  sensitivity is superb on all bands.   MB stands for mains battery which is the version that has an internal mains power supply unit.  Supplied with a new lead.  Cabinet and dial wise all is good,  the printing is intact with no wear marks around the control knobs  (which is a common problem on the III).  The only things I can find to report are a couple of pit marks in the aluminium top panel.  How they came about is a mystery  -  have a good look at the picture of the top.  Nothing serious.   Recommended to all with ears!
Frequency Coverage  LW/MW/VHF FM to 104 Mhz
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  / telescopic with sockets
Batteries  -  8 D cells or use built in mains power supply. 
Dimensions 12.5" wide, 8" high, 5" deep
Price £145  UK Delivery £13   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP 
Sold it,  sorry about that!   More on their way…

1955 Roberts R66  (valve mains portable)
Speaking of earlier valved Roberts portables,  here is one such thing.  A red one too at that which tends to make a difference to some.   Again in excellent overhauled order complete with a new set of valves.  Unlike many valve portables of that time this one also has an internal mains power supply so there is no need to mess about with 90V batteries.   Excellent audio and sensitivity,   the antenna is very directional on this model which means you will need to swivel the case about on its turntable to get best reception.    One final thing since taking the photos I have removed the little marks on the front grille.
Frequency Coverage :- MW / LW 
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod with socket
Batteries  -  use internal mains supply or 90V HT 1.5V LT
Dimensions 9" wide, 7" high, 5" deep
Price £95  UK Delivery £10   Most of EU £25 GBP  Sorry this is sold.

1969 Hacker Sovereign 2 RP25  (transistor)
Regarded as even better in many respects than the RP18 Sovereign this mark two version uses more silicon transistors and has an improved VHF stage.  Not that there was much wrong with the old version!   Styling is much the same apart from the colourful dial made way for a clearer printed scheme with larger control buttons.  Again in tip top condition,  finished in RAF blue.  Very sensitive,  built like the proverbial tank!   One of the best.
Frequency Coverage  LW/ MW/VHF FM
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  / telescopic with sockets
Batteries  -  2 of PP9  9V
Dimensions 12" wide, 9" high, 5" deep
Price £105   UK Delivery £10   Most of EU £25 GBP  Sold.   

1937 Pilot U355 (Valve)
Pilot made some nice looking wireless sets fitted in heavy good quality wooden cabinets. This is one of them  -   the U suffix does not mean Universal,  it does have a proper AC mains transformer just in case you are not familiar with Pilot thinking.   Yes they as far as I know were the only company to do that.    The clock face dial is particularly ornate and has each relevant section illuminated depending on what band is selected.  Good sensitivity  and plenty of proper valve audio on tap.   Have a look at the pictures for more.
Frequency Coverage  MW, LW and SW 
Antenna -  wire needed   (supplied)
Dimensions 21" wide, 12" high, 9" deep
Price £250 UK Delivery £13   Most of EU £38 GBP
Sorry this is sold.

1945/6 Philips 371A  (Valve)   
We have been busy again in the new workshop polishing Bakelite.  It's beautiful.  The 371A case was based on a pre-war Philips design,  with the chassis slightly modernised with octal EF39, ECH33 etc type valves.  Performance is good on all bands  with just a short antenna.  There is a switched tone selector,  one position for speech and the other more rounded position for music.  The circular tuning dial is back lit and is fully illuminated when the radio is switched on.  A proper vintage radio which is not too big,  looks superb and just the thing to put in your home and enjoy. 

Frequency Coverage  LW/MW/SW
Antenna - simple external wire needed.
Dimensions 15" wide, 9" high, 7" deep
Price £195   UK Delivery £14   Most of EU £25  -  £35  GBP   Sorry this is sold

C1961 Hacker Mayflower 1  RV14   (valve)
King of Hacker valve models, this is the best one by far of all the Mayflowers.   It is also the hardest one to find!  The RV14 with later push pull output stage and a VHF FM tuner that goes right up to 108 MHz.  VHF only,  no nonsense and fantastic performance.   The cabinet is all original and in excellent condition.    Very high specification receiver,  you will be pleased... 
Frequency Coverage VHF FM only to 108 Mhz 
Antenna - dipole with sockets for all kinds of things! 
Dimensions 18" wide, 11" high, 7" deep
Price £325   UK Delivery £14 Most of EU £28  -  £38  GBP   Sorry this went in a matter of an hour or two.     

1954 Bush AC34 (Valve)
Here we have one of the classic Bush 50's radios,  this is one of their best AM models.  It is well designed, easy to work on and performs well. The large elliptical speaker does a good job. Cabinet wise this one is very good, factory original walnut with a perfect Bush transfer on top. The birds eye maple trim finishes off the front panel with a touch of class. It has an internal frame aerial which works very well on LW and MW and the stronger SW stations, you need a simple wire aerial to get the most out of short wave. Excellent build and sound quality.  A proper wooden vintage radio.
Frequency Coverage :- MW / LW / SW
Antenna - internal frame with sockets.
Dimensions 20" wide, 16" high, 8" deep
Price £145   UK Delivery £14    Most of EU £28  -  £35  GBP
Sorry this one is now sold.

1952 Bush DAC90A (valve)
We found another one!   Everyone should have a DAC90A - possibly the perfect present for someone who has everything.  A very popular vintage radio which is compact and easy to use. Simply plug it in, wait 45 seconds and tune in a station. No messing about with aerials or other wires, just try to keep it away from sources of interference. This example is in lovely condition, the Bakelite case has a deep glossy leaf patterned finish.   It is the slightly later version two model,  which only differs in trim terms.    Excellent condition, the only cosmetic fault to mention is a chip out of the wave change knob fitted to the side of the radio.
Frequency Coverage LW/MW
Antenna - Internal frame.
Dimensions 12" wide, 9" high, 7" deep
Price £150   UK Delivery £14   Most of EU £28  -  £35  GBP
Sorry this one is now sold.
Also available,  we have the rarer 1946 version,  the DAC90  in dark brown Bakelite and original cloth grille.  Fully overhauled and converted so that it does not run so hot  (not an issue on the DAC90A)  £175  pictures to arrive soon. 

1962 Roberts R200  (transistor)   
Tan R200 models always seem to be filthy and are the most difficult to clean.  We didn't have that problem however with this one,  which I think has been stored away in a box for most of its life.   Even the handle is original and in good order  -  they usually split and need replacing.   Great fun and a good sounding proper wood portable.  None of that MDF, or self destructing audio amplifier chips in here  (take note Roberts!)      Later version of the R200 which as always has had its transistors replaced,  amongst the other bits that wear out.    Not many originals left now in good order like this. 
Frequency Coverage :- MW / LW 
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod with sockets
Batteries  -  1 of PP9  9V
Dimensions 8.5" wide, 6" high, 3.5" deep
Price £80   UK Delivery £11   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP
Also available,  we have a green R300 and another R200,  this time in blue.  Both will restore to a similar condition.   Ready soon...

C1963 Decca  TP99  (transistor)
Fancy something a little different?   I think this looks great,  and was quite impressed with its performance too.    A proper 1960's style radio with well rounded audio and good battery life.     Finished in dark blue,  in perfect condition.   Not to be missed,  this is a rare find.    Can't say in the last 20 years that we have had another one in.   The usual transistor suspects have been replaced. 
Frequency Coverage  LW/MW
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod  with sockets.
Batteries  -  1 PP9 9V   
Dimensions 9" wide, 5.5" high, 2.5" deep
Price £55 UK Delivery £10  Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP
Sorry this one is now sold.

1970 Hacker Herald VHF RP37A  (transistor)
This is the VHF only version of the Hacker Herald,  which has been well looked after.    It's basically the same circuit as the Hacker Sovereign II model  -  using the same high quality audio amplifier and VHF tuner / IF stages  -  they just removed the AM board.   Finished in the rarer dark red with brass trim colour,  in lovely condition.  If you want me to pick a fault there is slight degradation of the tuning panel gold edge printing.   I have said it before but this must be the only production radio in existence with Rotherham printed on the tuning dial! 
Frequency Coverage  VHF FM to about 102 MHz
Antenna - Telescopic whip with sockets
Batteries  -  2 of PP9  9V
Dimensions 11" wide, 8" high, 4.5" deep
Price £105  UK Delivery £12   Most of EU £22  -  £35 GBP 
Sorry this one is now sold.

1964 Roberts R500   (transistor)
Top of the range Roberts radio,  the R500 is a bit like a R300 but bigger with a slide rule tuning dial.  Personally I think this is by far the best sounding of all the early Roberts radios,  it's well up there with the Hacker products.  Has an attractive brass telescopic whip aerial which is used for short wave.  Roberts didn't make many radios with short wave coverage,  I'm not sure why that is.  All dodgy transistors replaced.  This one is finished in Crimson red.    Just as it should be. 
Frequency Coverage  LW, MW and SW
Antenna -  Internal aerials.  Telescopic whip for SW. Ext sockets fitted.
Batteries 2 PP9 9V types. 

Price £80  UK Delivery £11   Most of EU £22  -  £35  GBP   Just sold it.  Sorry!

1965 Hacker Herald  RP30 (transistor)
For the MW and LW enthusiast,  here is a tidy Herald to listen to Europe on.   Every bit as good audio as the all singing and dancing Sovereign  (less VHF of course), this one finished in a nice blue cabinet with the earlier, more colourful tuning dial.    Great rich tone from the huge Celestion speaker fitted as standard in all Heralds of this time.   Very clean inside and out.   
Frequency Coverage  LW/ MW
Antenna - Internal ferrite rod with socket.
Batteries  -  2 of PP9  9V
Dimensions 12" wide, 9" high, 5" deep
Price £85   UK Delivery £10   Most of EU £25 GBP    Sold.

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