A.W.A. Radiola Portable Radio

Country
Australia
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Object detail

Description
Portable radio, AWA Radiola. Brown bakelite case with a sprung, latched door which covers the operating dials and speaker. On the inside of the door is a station logging card (see above). There is a white frequency dial at the top and a volume (?) control at the bottom. There is a leather carry handle attached to the top.
Classification
CH classification AUDIO-VISUAL TECHNOLOGY Audio Appliances radio receiver
Production place
Measurements
H 250 x W108 x D115mm
Media/Materials description
Bakelite (Synthetic Materials), Leather, Card/Cardboard (Paper)
Indeterminate Textile (Textiles), Steel (Metals - Ferrous)
Signature/Marks
'THE A.W.A.\RADIOLA'
AWA (encircled) RADIOLA - PERSONAL PORTABLE\[24 SPACES TO PENCIL IN FREQUENCIES]\STATION LOGGING CARD
W. FORD [x 2]' 'Ward 15' '25 9/53
4BH 140' 'BK 130' 'BC115' 'QG 80' '70KG' 60 QR
History and use
This A.W.A. Radiola personal portable radio is contained in a neat closable bakelite case. Despite its size it bears a striking resemblance to some of its bigger cousins, the mantle radios.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
H41228

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