Mark 3 Spy radio set - WWII Spy Radio used by British Agents in France by David Harvey VK2DMH...The portable radio Type A Mark III was the smallest and one of the most popular of all the spy and suitcase radios produced for S.O.E agents and members of the French Resistance to send and receive secret messages to London. They had to send and receive their messages using morse code. There was no voice circuit on these radio sets.
The thermosetting plastic Bakelite was ideally suited to mass-production techniques, and Ekco (E. K. Cole Ltd.) pioneered its use for radio cabinets in Britain. This is the Ekco SH25 broadcast receiver of 1932. Very stylish speaker grill!