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1950s Bush Dac 90A Radio with added Bluetooth
  • 1950s Bush Dac 90A Radio with added Bluetooth

    Classic Bush valve radio model DAC90.A, without any cracks or chips. Case made in bakelite, the radio auto switches to bluetooth without any buttons, keeping the originality intact.


    Fully restored electricity circuit.


    Technical details: all valves checked for performance, all old wax capacitors replaced with high quality polyester film capacitors, smoothing and reservoir capacitors replaced, dial bulbs replaced and all controls cleaned for excellent operation. All internal mains wiring to and from the on/off switch has been replaced with modern silicone rubber covered stranded wire. The main plug has been fitted with a 1A fuse. All resistors checked for correct values and changed where required.


    As can be seen from the picture the tuning dial is also in excellent condition, with no missing print.


    Historical note about Bush


    Bush Radio worked with the 'British Wireless for the Blind Fund', founded in 1928, on producing specially adapted sets which included this 5-valve receiver first introduced in 1950. This radio proved to be a very popular choice with blind and partially sighted users as the 5 push buttons made for easy access to pre-set tuned stations and waveband selection. This radio also featured an internal frame aerial.


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    Dimensions: width 310mm, height 225mm, depth 190mm


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