The murphy diagram dungeon
1950 to 1954




The Murphy '168 mains table receiver.

The Murphy B165 table battery receiver.

The Murphy A172R deluxe AC mains radiogram.
 
The Murphy A170 mains table receiver.
The Murphy 1950 range.
The B165 was released in February price £18 0s. 0d. (including tax but not batteries).
The A146CM - revised version of the 1949 baffle console. Released in May price £35 0s. 0d.
A146CM uses the 6.3 volt range of Mazda valves.
The '168 was released in June price £23 0s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A170 deluxe baffle receiver released in April price £23 14s. 7d. plus Purchase Tax = £29 0s. 0d.
The A172R deluxe radiogram released in September price £115 0s. 0d.


The Murphy A186 deluxe table baffle receiver.

The Murphy A188C deluxe console baffle receiver.
The Murphy 1951 range.
The A186 was released in May price £29 15s. 0d. (including £12 4s. 7d. purchase tax!).
The A188C was also released in May price £51 0s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A188C was first shown at the 'Festival of Britain' exhibition.
The '168M receiver released in April price £30 0s. 0d.
This was a modified version of the previous years model. It now had a frame ærial 'for local reception'.
Easily distinguished from the original receiver by the dark dial glass.
  • The Murphy A168M, baffle receiver for use on AC mains. 362k.
  • The Murphy U168M, baffle receiver for use on AC or DC mains. 354k.
  • The Murphy A186, deluxe table baffle receiver for use on AC mains. 423k.
  • The Murphy A188C, baffle console for use on AC mains. 384k.


The Murphy '182 table mains receiver.

The Murphy BU183 mains/battery portable receiver.
The Murphy 1952 range.
The '182 was released in August price £26 17s. 6d. (inclusive).
The A182R radiogram was released in November price £78 10s. 0d. (inclusive). See picture below.
The BU183 was also released in August price £19 15s. 0d. (including purchase tax but not batteries).
The first mains battery receiver from Welwyn Garden City!


The Murphy A192 table mains receiver.

The Murphy U182R radiogram.
The Murphy 1953 range.
The A192 was released in March price £17 10s. 0d. (inclusive).
Also A192T as above but with trawler band.
The U182R radiogram was released in November price £79 10s. 0d. (inclusive).
The U144 became the U144M because of minor changes. Released in January at the new price of £16 7s. 6d. (inclusive).


BA228 or B229 battery/mains potable receivers.

U198H table mains receiver.

'212 table mains receiver.
The Murphy 1954 range.
The B229 was released in September price £19 15s. 0d. (inclusive).
The BA228 was also released in September price £23 0s. 0d. (inclusive).
The '212 was released in May price £25 0s. 0d. (inclusive).
The U198H was released in March price £13 10s. 0d. (inclusive).
The BU183 gets a few circuit changes (extra mains tapping voltages etc.). BU183A released in April, price £18 0s. 0d.

 
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