The La Gloria model Imp was manufactured by Dominion Radio and Electrical Corporation Ltd in 1956.

Other radios based on the same chassis:

The La Gloria Imp 5-valve broadcast mantle receiver was almost identical to both the Philco Alabama and its Majestic successor.

1961 La Gloria Imp

The cabinet, like so many plastic mantle cabinets used in New Zealand in the 50's and 60's, was recycled from an Australian model.

Technical Information

Valves (5):
Early: ECH81, EF89, 6AT6, 6BV7, EZ80
Late: ECH81, EF89, EBC91, EL84, EZ80

Intermediate Frequency: 465kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

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

Used in the La Gloria Imp, Majestic Mantle and Philco Alabama

Early schematic

1956 La Gloria Imp

Later schematic

La Gloria Imp / Majestic Mantle / Philco Alabama Schematic

Other documented models using this chassis (3 in total)

1956 Philco Alabama
1962 Majestic Mantle