Ekco Radio Continued, Model MBP183  

To my mind the Ekco U159 (previous page) is the last Ekco of note. What followed were various uninspiring sets, some of which were badge engineered as Ferranti receivers following the takeover by Ekco of the brand name. In 1960 Ekco was itself taken over by Pye. Here are a few of the Ekco 1950's receivers for completeness though: 

MBP183 This set was designed to be operated from either mains or battery. Seen in various colours including blue, cream, and red as shown. All versions have the "polka dot" pattern as part of the cabinet covering. Made in about 1952 it features a valve line-up of DK92, DK91, DF91, DAF91, DL94, 

Continue to next page for views of the Ekco U332 

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