1960s Hacker Herald Model RP35 MW LW Radio


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1960s Hacker Herald Model RP35 MW LW Radio

Available today, we have a very impressive 1960s Hacker Herald Model RP35 MW LW Radio, made in Great Britain by Hacker Radio Ltd, Maidenhead.
Please note that this radio does not have VHF/FM. It covers the Medium Wave and Long wave broadcast bands only.

Hackers were a luxury product praised for their build quality and superb sound: every radio collector should have at least one!


  • Manufacturer: Hacker Radio, Maidenhead, UK. 1960s
  • Dimensions (WHD): 28.5 x 21 x 11 cm / 11.2 x 8.3 x 4.3 inch (excluding the handle)
  • Unpacked Weight: 2.9 kg
  • Frequency Coverage LW/ MW
  • Antenna – Internal ferrite rod
  • Batteries/ Cells – requires 2 of 9 Volts: Please note that the cells/ batteries are not included but are readily available to buy on the internet. Alternatively, a mains DC PSU of the wall wart type would power the radio from a mains supply (not included).
  • Loudspeaker: Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) – elliptical


  • This radio is in good cosmetic condition, with only minor marking, with a black leatherette covered case showing all knobs and trims present. It has been stripped, cleaned and restored to good working condition.
  • There is a few small scuffs and marks on the black leatherette and a tiny tear in the fabric at the back on the left hand side (see image).

    1960s Hacker Herald Model RP35 MW LW Radio
    1960s Hacker Herald Model RP35 MW LW Radio
  • The top dial plate is in very good condition with a few small marks on the knobs.
  • Slight wear to the front speaker grill

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Additional information

Weight 4.1 kg