EMI produced in the early 1950s a battery operated portable tape recorder referred to as the 'Reporter'. This machine had three record speeds. The original models had valves. Much used by BBC documentary makers and news, the picture shows also an STC 4032G moving coil hand mic (ca:1955). Recorder non operating.
A fully operational example of the classic semi-professional tape recorder found in numerous applications from schools and colleges to film and TV production. Shown with detachable lid and the Reslo RBT microphone so often associated with this machine.