The Everest model 85 was manufactured for Max Gunn Radios by Akrad Radio Corporation Ltd in about 1939.

Other radios based on the same chassis:

7-valve plus magic eye, all wave radio.

Very similar to the Futura and very early Akrad Pacific models.

The model number is probably right, or close.  The label is hard to read.  The chassis layout is different but its unlikely the circuit is too far from this one.  Any notes on differences would be appreciated.


Technical Information

Valves (7 + magic eye): 6K7, 6K8, 6K7, 6C5, 6J7, 6F6, 80 and 6U5 Magic Eye

Intermediate Frequency: 460kc/s

Frequency Bands: 5

Chassis Notes(most schematics can be clicked to download a full size version)

1941 Pacific (Post-WWII)  model 85

1941 Pacific (Post-WWII)  model 85

General Construction Notes for Akrad Radio Corporation Ltd:

Akrad sets often consist of 3 (or 4) numbers (eg: 518, 1059) or number-letter-number (5M4), and a common pattern exists for these sets: The first digit(or 2 digits in the case of 10-or-more valves) is the number of valves, the second is the number of bands and the third is the last digit of the year. Where the middle digit is a letter rather than a number it generally refers to the type of set - M for mantle, P for portable, G from radiogram etc

Often sets can be dated by the speaker, as many Akrad sets from the Pye era have the date of manufacture stamped on the back of the magnet housing.

Other documented models using this chassis (3 in total)

1941 Pacific (Post-WWII) model 85
1941 Pacific (Post-WWII) model 95