It was the first world receiver with eight shortwaves. You also could use it on a sailboat for navigation. Also from the technical point, [it was] very new at this time.
I did a lot of alternatives to it because as you know I always was thinking in systems and I would have in addition to that a television, but nobody wanted a smaller television, the marketing people always wanted big ones, not small ones.
It's a collector's item now, they're paying a lot of money for it, I couldn't believe that, because it's difficult for the collectors to get one.
FREE TALK: The second in a series of screenings programmed by our Exhibition Road artist in residence Jamie Jenkinson, this screening looks at the relationship between movement and colour in artist film and video.
The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.