Shown here is a Graves receiver from about 1937. I don't know the model number of this set, though it is in the same cabinet as the "Aerial AC Superhet" of about the same time. The AC receiver appeared in two versions, one with B5 valves and one with E series valves. The battery version shown turns up much less frequently than the AC models. J.G. Graves actually started quite early in the radio business, with sets available as early as 1925, namely their "Vulcan". Their receivers were made in Sheffield, but the company had ceased production by WWII, and never returned. Very little background information survives from J.G. Graves today. The HT battery and accumulator were placed on the shelf in the upper half of the receiver.
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