The HMV model 525BC was manufactured for His Master's Voice (New Zealand) Ltd in 1952. It was manufactured by various companies. It's part of the HMV Little Nipper series.

Broadcast band 5-valve radio

Second of three 'Little Nipper' models


The HMV model 525BC is part of the 'HMV Little Nipper' series.

This name was used on a few different radios over the years, physically they bear little resemblence to each other although they are all 5-valve broadcast band mantle radios.

The items in this series are

Technical Information

Valves (5): 7S7, 7B7, 7C6, 7C5, 7Y4

Intermediate Frequency: 455kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

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

HMV 525BC 'Little Nipper MKII'

1953 HMV 525BC Schematic