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Philips 543A is an a.c mains valve radio, which was made in 1954. It has long,
medium & v.h.f wave band reception. It is housed in a plastic cabinet, but
has an interesting styling of push buttons.
The valves used in this receiver are as follows:-
ECC85, ECH81, EBF80, EF85, EABC80, EL84, EZ80.
There is a larger receiver (in a wood cabinet) called the 643A, which has the
addition of a tuning indicator valve (this is not included in the 543A).
The 543A is eventually to be restored, the main drawback is the cord drive system
for the ferrite aerial system (Philips went through a phase of cord drives for