1970s Bush Merlin Model VTR 172 Portable Radio


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1970s Bush Merlin Model VTR 172 Portable Radio

This 1970s Bush Merlin Model VTR 172 Portable Radio, Long Wave/Medium Wave/VHF FM, is in fair used cosmetic and working condition. There are signs of wear/scuffing on the chrome handle, grille, knobs, and top of the radio.

The radio has an external telescopic aerial and a wood covered aluminium handle. It has been cleaned and serviced, and the side and front wood panels have been polished.


  • Manufacturer: Bush: Made in Great Britain
  • Wavebands: LW, MW, FM or VHF and push button pre-set to the BBC1 station at 247 metres MW
  • Approx. Dimensions WHD: 32 x 17.7 x 8.7 cm
  • 9 Volt PP9 Dry Battery (not included due to the problems with shipping)
  • Chrome, Aluminium, Teak
  • Socket for earphone, external loudspeaker or tape recorder.

A nice looking vintage radio for the workshop, craft room or garage!

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Weight 3.6 kg