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VINTAGE RADIO TRANSFORMED INTO BLUETOOTH SPEAKER. 1939 G&C LC5033 model. Made in London in the factories of the company of the same name. Bakelite structure. Absolutely unobtainable and prestigious piece in perfect aesthetic condition. Dimensions 41cm x 23cm, depth 14cm.

THE HISTORY OF THE OBJECT. The General Electric Company plc, known by the acronym GEC, was a British defense electronics, telecommunications and engineering company. It was founded in 1886 in London as The General Electric Apparatus Company by two German immigrants Gustav Biswanger and Hugo Hirst. It became General Electric Company in 1889, and the company rapidly expanded, creating several subsidiaries and factories. In 1893 GEC specialized in the production of light bulbs, the filaments of which were supplied by the German company which would become OSRAM starting from 1909. With the rapid growth of private and commercial use of electricity ensuring demand, the company expanded its presence both at home and abroad, with the establishment of agencies in Europe, Japan, Australia, South Africa, India and a substantial export trade to South America. Further development of the company occurred in the period between the two world wars, when the company dedicated itself to war production. In 1940 GEC contributed to the development of the magnetron for radar with physicists John Randall and Harry Boot at the University of Birmingham, and to those of vacuum tubes. During the post-war period, GEC continued its expansion policy, through various acquisitions and mergers of other companies, such as Associated Electrical Industries (AEI) which includes the civil electronics and household appliances sector, and other important companies such as Elliott Brothers , the Marconi Company and others. GEC thus became the largest company in the United Kingdom in the 1970s. In 1981 it entered the electro-medical equipment sector with the acquisition of the US Picker Corporation. In 1984 GEC entered the FTSE 100 Index, ranking third behind British Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell. In 1988, together with the German Siemens AG, it created a joint company called GEC-Siemens plc, and in 1989 it created a joint venture with the French CGE, GEC-Alstom. Other important acquisitions by GEC were made in the nineties, those of Ferranti and Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering. In 1998 the radar and avionics sector merged with that of the Italian Alenia Aeronautica, giving life to Alenia Marconi Systems. In the same year it acquired the US defense company Tracor. The company ceased to exist in 1999 when it was acquired by Marconi.

JUST YOURS, A UNIQUE PIECE. Each example is for sale as a unique piece. The result of research among collectors and enthusiasts from all over the world, this treasure will be exclusively yours. We give new life to these magical objects of the past, piece by piece, by hand and with the utmost care.

TOTAL COMPATIBILITY. 100% compatible with all Apple and Android smartphones. Tablet, PC, Mac and any other device with a Bluetooth connection. We are the only ones in the sector able to offer a customized Bluetooth receiver at hardware level: we program it for each individual radio so that the name of the Bluetooth connection is exactly that of the chosen model and not a generic name.

EXCITES, AMAZES, CONQUERS. The emotion of giving new life to a piece of history with the gestures of the last century. The new Bluetooth system starts simply by turning the original radio power knob and the volume is also adjustable from the knob.

STREAMING WITHOUT BORDERS. Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, Google Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, Tidal, Digital Radio and more. Free to listen to your favorite sound stream and manage everything directly from your connected device.

READY FOR ALEXA AND GOOGLE HOME. You can pair your Amazon Echo or Google Home and thus add voice control and the Multi-Room function to Erwitt radios. Manage your smart home or ask to play your favorite song. Having an answer from a radio from the last century will leave everyone breathless.

THE SOUND THAT DISTINGUISHES YOU. A warm, vintage and enveloping sound, which differs from modern speakers. When we work on a radio we carry out a complete overhaul of the original speaker. This is because our goal is to have a unique audio that stands out for its character, timbre and intensity. We like the idea of reviving the original "voice" of each radio, raising it to the nth degree. Do you want to hear with your ears? Come and visit us at the Official Store or visit the "Listen" section of ours Instagram profile. Want a video of a specific model? Contact us and we will send it to you.

THE SECURITY OF AN OFFICIAL STORE. Not just online. We are at your disposal to offer you a shopping experience in the real world, a leap in time where the scent of the past meets the charm of elegant and timeless lines. Possibility of customization on many radios and you know who you buy your products from. We put our face to it, with passion and availability.

5 YEAR GUARANTEE, SATISFIED OR MONEY BACK. Every single order is carefully processed in the Erwitt laboratories, so we are sure to offer you a quality product. You have our free technical assistance for any need and you are covered by a 5-year warranty. If you change your mind we always offer free returns.

FREE SHIPPING, ALWAYS. No Prime subscription to pay, shipping is always free for our customers, regardless of the amount spent. Within 3-6 working days of ordering the radio is converted to Bluetooth and shipped to the customer.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: Classic 220V power supply. Professional 5V switching with protection from shorts and overloads. Perfect original speaker and completely overhauled. 30W amplifier with carefully equalized DSP. Erwitt AptX 5.0 Bluetooth Receiver with Connection Name and customized parameters. Ignition by original knob and warm light operation LED.

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