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The Murphy 1945 Range of Radios for use overseas. Featuring:-
  • Radios: TA92,SAD94S & SA98
Quite an extravagant catalogue! The coloured text captions above the chassis
drawings were printed on a clear film which could be moved aside to appreciate
the 'works' in all their glory...
Cover of the 1945 catalogue. 261k
Pages 3 & 4. 301k
Pages 7 & 8. 500k
Pages 11 & 12. 442k
Pages 15 & 16. 560k
Pages 19 & 20. 408k
Pages 1 & 2. 313k
Pages 5 & 6. 369k
Pages 9 & 10. 437k
Pages 13 & 14. 426k
Pages 17 & 18. 601k
Pages 21 & 22. 537k

Murphy 102 Radios.
The U102C console radio released in ? of 1946 price ?
The A102R radiogram was released in October of 1946 price £40 0s. 0d.
The U102R radiogram was released in March of 1947 price £55 0s. 0d.
The price of the A102R radiogram was increased in 1947 to £51 6s. 8d.

Cover of the U102C brochure. 192k
Inside of the U102C brochure. 229k
Cover of the 102R brochure. 142k
Inside of the 102R brochure. 207k


The Murphy 'Stationmaster' TA92 was initially released in 1945.
This was the first Murphy to be offered with 'Full Tropical Specification'.
Whilst this model was primarily meant for export, it was subsequently made available for domestic sale in 1947.
The price for both TA92 & TU92 was £25 plus purchase tax - making a grand total of £30 11s. 2d.
This model may easily be distinguished from its predecessor, the A92, by the tuning scale.
The A92 (and XA92!) has a small map of the world in the bottom left corner the TA92 does not.

Cover of the TA92 brochure. 523k
Inside of the TA92 brochure. 427k


The B119 receiver was released in February of 1947 price £13 8s. 11d.
This is one of a small hoard of 'Murphybilia' on loan from Paul King.
Should keep me busy for some time!

Cover. 170k
Inside. 163k
B119 advert. 399k


The A104R radiogram was released in April of 1947 price £91 13s. 4d.

Cover. 233k
Inside. 162k


Advert for the A100, taken from 'Illustrated' magazine dated 17th May 1947.
Advert for the A100F from 1948.

A100 Advert. 133k
A100F Advert. 282k


The A122C receiver was released in July of 1947 price £33 12s. 3d.

Advert for the A122C. 352k
Cover. 201k
Inside. 188k


The A128 & U128 receivers were released in January 1948 price £41 6s. 8d.
The price seems to have been reduced by the time this brochure was issued!

Cover. 263k
Inside. 243k


The 124 table model was released in July 1948.
A124 for AC Mains operation price £20 3s. 4d.
U124 for AC or DC Mains operation price £20 12s. 6d.

Cover. 437k
Inside. 362k


The A138R radiogram was released in April 1949 price £92 8s. 11d.

Cover. 347k
Inside. 326k


The Murphy U144 mains portable.
Released in August 1949 price 14 1s. 1d.

Front. 145k
Back. 182k


The Murphy range for 1949. Featuring:-
  • Radios: 130, A138R & U144

Cover of the 1949 Catalogue. 209k
Inside of the 1949 Catalogue. 474k


This article, published in the November 1949 issue of 'Art and Industry', was written by
Charles Rupert Casson on the subject of 'Murphy Advertising'.
Mr.Casson had long been associated with Murphy Radio and Frank Murphy before that...

Art & Industry article pages 168 & 169. 454k
Art & Industry article pages 170 & 171. 381k
Art & Industry article pages 172 & 173. 426k


The A146C baffle console was released in Septemebr 1949 price £35 0s. 0d.
Can we do you a good deal on Hired Purchase?

Cover of the A146C brochure. 254k
Inside of the A146C brochure. 325k
Advert for A146C. 404k


The Murphy B143 battery portable. Murphy's first battery portable to be made after the war.
This was the first cabinet design by David Ogle (best known for the Bush MB60/TR82/VTR103).
The B143 was announced in December 1949 price £17 15s. 0d. (batteries not included).

Front. 180k
Inside. 208k


The Murphy A170 mains table receiver.
Released in April 1950 price £39 0s. 0d.

Cover of the A170 brochure. 273k
Inside the A170 brochure. 271k


Two Adverts for Murphy 168 mains table receivers.
Released in June 1950 price £23 0s. 0d.

'with every murphy set'. 272k
'a rather rare bird'. 301k


The Murphy A172R Deluxe Radiogram.
The A172R was announced in September 1950 price £115 0s. 0d.
The price had gone up by the time this brochure was printed...
This brochure folds in three. Down the centre and two short wings
corresponding to the open up doors of the gram on the inside.

Front. 481k
Inside. 444k


The Murphy range for 1951. Featuring:-
  • Radios: U144M, 168M, A186, A188C & A172R
  • Televisions: VU150, V200 & V202C

Front. 307k
Back. 247k


The Murphy BU183 Mains/Battery Portable Radio.
The BU183 was announced in August 1952 price £19 15s. 0d.
The price had gone down by the time this brochure was printed.
This model and variants were listed as current models until December 1958!
Front. 246k
Inside. 268k

The Murphy A182R Radiogram released in November 1952 price £78 10s. 0d.

Cover of the A182R brochure. 361k
Inside the A182R brochure. 386k


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