So much Murphybilia!

The B197 was released in September 1952 price £19 5s. 0d.
This is an Irish Murphy so that's Punt not Sterling...
The same cabinet was used for the Irish version of the A182.
There's a small typo in this leaflet, the valve lineup should read TP25, VP23, HL23DD and QP25.

Cover of the B197 brochure. 170k
Inside of the B197 brochure. 218k


The Murphy A192 was released in March 1953 price £17 10s. 0d.

Cover. 164k
Inside. 137k


The Murphy range for 1953. Featuring:-
  • Radios: U144, BU183, A192, 182, A186, A188C & A182R
  • Televisions: V210, VU210, V210C, VU210C, V214 & V216C

Cover. 131k
Radios part 1. 123k
Radios part 2. 116k
Televisions. 139k


The Murphy Radio range for 1953. Featuring:-
  • Radios: U144, BU183, A192, 182, A186, A188C, A182R & A172R

Cover. 369k
Inside. 324k


The 1954 Murphy range in Ireland.
Featuring the A182, A192, B197, A218 & A218R.
Also available (but not shown), U144 £21 and BU183 £22 10s.

Front. 287k
Back. 328k


The U198H was released in March 1954 price £13 10s. 0d.

Cover. 173k
Inside. 136k


The 212 was released in May 1954 price £25.

Cover. 454k
Inside. 275k


The Murphy BA228 & B229 released September 1954.
Price BA228 £23 0s. 0d.
Price B229 £19 15s. 0d.

Front. 140k
Back. 201k


The 1954 range of radios - just after the release of the BA228 but before the 242

Cover. 981k
Inside. 847k


A Murphy leaflet from the 1954 Radio Show (24th August to 4th September).
The VHF radios (A242 & A242R) were not avaliable until the following year.
Cover of the 1954 Radio Show leaflet. 1038k
Inside of the 1954 Radio Show leaflet. 1044k

The Murphy '242 receivers - Murphy's first receiver with VHF/FM band.
A242 released February 1955 price £35.
U242 released June 1955 price £38 17s. 0d.
A242R released March 1955 price £113.

Cover of the 242 brochure. 161k
Inside of the 242 brochure. 156k
Cover of the A242R brochure. 530k
Inside of the A242R brochure. 539k


As chance would have it the February 1955 issue of the 'Murphy News' where the A242 was announced also included this Obituary for Frank Murphy the 'Man with the pipe'. These web pages are partly dedicated to his memory, but above all to the company that bore his name…

The Murphy A262 released July 1955.
Price A262 £31 0s. 0d.

Front. 436k
Back. 284k


Murphy catalogue from the 1955 National Radio Exhibition (Aug.23 to Sep.3).
Featuring:-
  • Radios: BU183, U198H, BA228, B229, 242, A262, A362 & A242R
  • Televisions: V240(A), V240C, V250(A), V250C(A) & V250AD
Not shown but still available U144M, A192(T), 212 & V210 range.
Also the brand new V230 portable television was first demonstrated at the exhibition!
Front Cover. 193k
Pages 3 & 4. 134k
Pages 7 & 8. 155k
Pages 11 & 12. 134k
Pages 1 & 2. 207k
Pages 5 & 6. 132k
Pages 9 & 10. 132k
Pages 13 & 14. 210k

The Murphy A252 released November 1956 price £36 15s.
Revised & improved version of the A242.

Cover. 244k
Inside. 324k


The Murphy A372 released February 1957 price £23 10s.
Revised & improved vesion of the A362.

Cover. 372k
Inside. 310k


A little leaflet featuring the range of Murphy Radios for 1957.
  • Featuring:- BU183M, U198M (& U598), BA228, A242R, A252, A262R, A272, A272C, B283 (& M281) & A372 (& A362T)

Cover. 208k
Inside. 203k


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