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Saucepan Radio

Designed for the African market, tropicalised insect-proof cabinet, aluminium (as it is rust and termite proof) sprayed blue. The rather vivid hammertone blue was supposdely chosen as the colour was neutral to superstitious local tribes in Africa - although it may have just been to blend in with the ubiquitous blue Ever Ready batteries that it ran off. Picture courtesy of Shortwave Listner

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