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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...

1945 Export catalogue. 5187k


Murphy 102 Radios.
The U102C console radio released in April of 1946 price £33 0s. 0d.
The A102R radiogram was released in October of 1946 price £48 17s. 9d.
The U102R radiogram was released in March of 1947 price £55 0s. 0d.
The price of the A102R radiogram was increased in April of 1947 to £51 6s. 8d.

Sales brochure for the U102C. 574k
Sales brochure for the A102R radiogram. 643k


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.

Fold-out sales leaflet for the TA92. 1876k


The A100 portable mains radio was released in January of 1947 price £14 13s. 4d.
The A100F portable mains radio was released in July of 1948 price £15 17s. 9d.

A selection of adverts for the A100 & A100F from 1947/48.

Sales brochure for the A100. 568k
A100/F Adverts. 973k


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!

Sales leaflet for the B119. 670k
B119 advert. 399k


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

Sales brochure for the A104R. 873k


The A122 receiver was released in June of 1947 price £26 17s. 9d.

Sales brochure for the A122 table baffle radio. 908k
Adverts for the A122. 865k


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

Advert for the A122C. 352k
Sales brochure for the A122C. 721k


The A128 & U128 receivers were released in January 1948 price £41 6s. 8d.
Due to changes in purchase tax, the price rose to £44 15s. 7d. in April…
…and then in June it fell to £37 17s. 9d.

Brochure for A128 & U128 models. 1059k


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.

Sales brochure for A124 & U124 models. 314k
Adverts for the 124 in full or partial colour. 864k


The A122M table model released in January 1949 price £26 17s. 9d.

A122M sales brochure. 689k


A collection of adverts for Murphy from the 1940s.
None of them feature the actual product!

1940s Murphy adverts. 1792k


Two sales brochures for the Murphy A138R deluxe radiogram.
The A138R radiogram was released in April 1949 price £92 8s. 11d.

Sales brochure for A138R (left). 636k
Sales brochure for A138R (right). 943k


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

Sales leaflet for the U144. 607k
Advert for the U144. 393k


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. 1274k


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

Sales information for the A146C. 1030k
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.

Sales information for the A170. 669k


Two Adverts for Murphy 168 mains table receivers.

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

  Murphy 168 Table radio receivers announced in June 1950 Price £23.
Murphy 168M Table receivers anounced in April 1951 Price £30.
The price of the 16M was reduced in March 1952 to £26 10s. 0d.

Cover of the A168 leaflet. 609k
Inside of the 168M leaflet. 583k

 

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.

Sales brochure for the A172R radiogram. 1267k


The Murphy range for 1950. Featuring:-
  • Radios: B143, U144, A146CM, B165, 168, A170 & A172R
  • Televisions: V150, V176C, V178C & V180C
1950 Murphy catalogue. 1054k

The Murphy A186 deluxe table baffle receiver.
A186 sales leaflet. 782k

The Murphy range for 1951. Featuring:-
  • Radios: U144, 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!

BU183 Sales brochure. 677k


The Murphy range for 1952. Featuring:-
  • Radios: U144, 168M, 182, BU183, A186, A188C & A172R
  • Televisions: VU150, V200A, VU200A, V202CA, V204 & V204C

1952 Murphy catalogue. 698k


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

Cover of the A182R brochure. 757k


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