headset and tannoy microphone, 1942-1946

Made:
1942-1946 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Headset and tannoy microphone for use with Wireless Set No. 19, unknown maker, British, 1942-1946.

This radio equipment was introduced in 1942 for military use. The No. 19 Mark III was a development of previous military radio equipment, and was designed for use in military vehicles such as tanks. It was made up of two separate transmitter-receiver systems, and could provide intercom facilities between crew members.

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Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1946-358 Pt10
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
headset
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • sound device
credit:
From the Central Ordnance Depot
status:
Permanent collection

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