The Philco model 552 was manufactured for Chas Begg & Co. Ltd by Dominion Radio and Electrical Corporation Ltd in 1955.

Other radios based on the same chassis:

5-valve with magic eye, broadcast-band only radiogram.

dual-wave versions 1661 and 1225

Also noted in service info as model M552

Technical Information

Valves (5 + magic eye): ECH81, 6BA6, 6AT6, N78, EZ80

Intermediate Frequency: 455kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

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

Philco NZ model 552, 1225, 1661 Schematic

Philco NZ models 552, 1225 and 1661 Schematic

Other documented models using this chassis (2 in total)

1955 Philco model 1661 'Hollywood'