The Philco model 203 was manufactured for Chas Begg & Co. Ltd by Dominion Radio and Electrical Corporation Ltd in 1951.

One of the iconic Philco models, this cabinet was also available in the US (model 46-420), and is universally known as "The Hippo".  Here it was a 5-valve broadcast band set.

1951 Philco  model 203 'Hippo'
Auckland Star, 27 November 1951

Technical Information

Valves (5): 7S7, 7B7 or EF22, 6Q7GT, 7C5, 7Y4

Intermediate Frequency: 455kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

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

1951 Philco model 203

1951 Philco model 203

Service information (Philco_-_model_203_-_5V_BC_AC_-_1951.pdf) here