Marconiphone Baby Crystal Set Receiver

Marconiphone
Baby Crystal Set Receiver

Introduced in 1923, The Marconiphone Baby Receiver was moulded in ebonite and featured a vertically mounted crystal and cats whisker detector.  Tuning was performed by sliding the pointer that moved a swinging slide coil inside.  The BBC stamp is moulded into the ebonite panel.

A slightly different version of this model, known as The Universal Baby, feautured a loading coil and details can be found in the Marconiphone Receiving Instruments, Amplifiers, Components and Accessories Catalogue in the Literature section.