Murphy V230 Portable Television Receiver, 1954

Made:
1954 in Welwyn Garden City
maker:
Murphy Radio Limited

Murphy Model V230 portable monochrome television receiver, 1954. Serial No 132534. Purchased about 1954 after owners saw it at the Radio & Television Exhibition in London. In daily use afterwards until 1971.

Murphy V230 'Portable' TV Receiver, made in England in 1954.

Advertised as ‘A 12 inch tunable TV set you can carry around the house’, the V230 cost £54 when new.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
1997-5279
Materials:
electronic components, glass, gunmetal, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified)
type:
television receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Mr and Mrs R A Meikle
status:
Permanent collection

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