Museum of early consumer electronics and 1st achievements

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    1st laser disc player
  Vintage satellite (receivers with knobs on!)
    Old televisions
    1st home computers
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    Valve (tube) amplifiers  
    Reel to reel audio  
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  1st brick cell phones  
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Vintage Wireless

Elftone Envoy International Murphy A484 Cossor CR1200U Bush DAC 30 KB Toaster
1929 radio adverts Ultra radio adverts Vintage radio publications

Elftone Envoy transistor radio.

Transistor radio Transistor radio Transistor radio

This is an early Japanese transistor radio. Owned from new. Inside the large case is a small
radio PCB. Mostly the case contains empty space. LW/MW Battery Mains. Purchaced in the 70s.
Always kept the box for everything!

International Solid State AM Portable Radio.

International Solid State AM Portable Radio. International Solid State AM Portable Radio.

International Solid State AM Portable Radio. International Solid State AM Portable Radio.

This is an early transistor radio which was made in Hong Kong. Owned from new. I purchased it in the 70s.
Cost less than 5.00 Could have been 3.00. Always kept the box for everything!

1958. Murphy radio A484.

Murphy radio A484

Murphy radio A484 Murphy radio A484

Manufactured by Murphy Radio Ltd. Welwin Garden City UK. Contains 8 valves. Super Heterodyne, long wave,
short wave and FM, 2 loudspeakers. Table-top model. Fully working. bOriginal Price in 1958 39.00

1950's Cossor CR1200U Bakelite valve radio.

Murphy radio A484 Murphy radio A484

Murphy radio A484 Murphy radio A484

A.C. Cossor Ltd. was a British company founded in 1859. The company's products included radios, televisions,
valves and military electronic devices.

1946. The Bakelite Bush DAC90valve radio.

Bush DAC 30 radio

Released July 1946. LW and MW wavebands. 5 Valves. Original cost 11 11s (about 11.55).

1950. The Bakelite KB Toaster valve radio

KB Toaster radio

Looked like a toaser. KB Toaster radio. Released 1950. 5 valves. LW and MW wavebands.

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PYE Radio Model P224

An old floor standing radio.


Old Ultra radio leaflet.

Old Ultra radio leaflet.

Old Ultra radio leaflet.

Old Ultra radio leaflet.

Practical Wireless magazine. August 1969.

Practical Wireless August 1969

Featuring a 3 band portable radio.

Adverts from the BBC Hand Book 1929.

BBC Hand Book 1929. BBC Hand Book 1929.

From the BBC Hand Book 1929. There was no television in 1929 and the even the number of radio stations was limited.
One company quotes "Why we guarantee 20 stations"

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Link to our main site. Satellite TV.

Rewind Museum is sponsored by Vision International. Note. One of our businesses, Vision International (established 1991)
sponsors Rewind Museum and Satellite Museum including financial support for this web site. Vision International
is one of a group of businesses which we have in the field of Satellite TV.

Vu plus satellite receivers 60cm Clear dish

Tune in an extra 10,000 channels? Watch the world? Links to some of the Satellite Superstore pages are below,

Sky Receivers Freesat Receivers All satellite receivers Fixed Dishes Transparent Dishes Motorised systems LNBs
Multiswitches Caravan satellite Satellite finder meters Installation equipment. Catalogue of all satellite products.

Rewind Museum web site is maintained on a non-profit making voluntary basis.
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Our main business is satellite TV and we are a specialist satellite company. We
supply satellite goods in the UK and worldwide including fixed and motorised satellite
systems, multiswitches, instrumentation, accessories and installation equipment.

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