Radiogram in oak vaneer case with BSR Monarch record player inside. From a house clearence in 40 Nuneaton Road, Dagenham. It was left in owners will to a friend who gave it to the council Housing Department for disposal. Owner had lived in house from 1993.
Large rectangular wooden radiogram covered in a dark wood (possibly oak) vaneer. Has gilt decorated banding is areas on the front. The front is divided into 3 sections - the top section contains the radio tuner which is an oblong piece of glass with a twising knob at each end and has three frequency bands marked in gilt. The second section has a drop down front which houses the BSR Monarch UA8 four spees record changer. The inside of the cavity is lined with cream plastic/bakalite and is divided into two sections, the left side for the record changer and the right side for two shelves to hold records. The speaker runs the length of the bottom section, the covering for which is painted gold. There are no model marks at all.
Whole width: 795mm
Makers Mark badge On lower left front: Ferguson
Entry Number 1616