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Roberts Radio In Bespoke Harris Tweed Jacket

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At Revived Radios we’ve been customising Roberts Radios in Tweed for nearly four years. we thought it about time that we fitted one with a proper tweed jacket.  This required quite a lot of work on our sewing skills so we hope you like the result.  His left lapel even has a buttonhole for the flower of your choice. N.B. The Primrose is from our garden no woodland flowers were harmed etc.  See it at Roberts Radio in Tweed

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Any time, any place, anywhere – The original Roberts Revival

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We have recently refurbished two original analogue Roberts Revival radios.  Roberts were inspired to create this model by the demand created when a vintage Roberts radio was featured in an 80s Martini advert.  These were some of the last Roberts Radios to bear the ‘Made in England’ label and were upholstered in much more durable coverings than the later Roberts Revivals.  One is in a ravishing, red Rexine cover and one in beautiful blue, genuine leather.  After a full check up (with any dodgy parts replaced) and a good clean and polish they are looking as good as when they left the Roberts’ Factory in East Mosley.   See them and our other re-covered and refurbished radios at www.revivedradios.com

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Roberts Radio Little Birds

This is a handsome 1990s vintage Roberts Radio R737 customised in Little Birds Oilcloth by Cath Kidston.  The Radio has been fully refurbished inside and out and is available at: revivedradios.com

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Roberts Radio in Ardalanish Tweed from the Isle of Mull

We spent our summer holidays on the beautiful Isle of Mull off the western coast of Scotland. Whilst there we visited the Ardalanish Weavers www.ardalanish.com which can be found just behind the fabulous Ardalanish beach.  Situated on a farm they weave gorgeous tweeds using the wool from their own Hebridean sheep.  We were particularly taken with this tweed called Mull Granite which closely echoes the colours of the pink granite outcrops of the Ross of Mull.  We couldn’t resist bringing some back to re-cover this Roberts Radio – available shortly at www.revivedradios.com

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Roberts Radio in Cath Kidston Small Birds Oilcloth

As I’m a bit of a bird fancier I just couldn’t resist this fabulous oilcloth from Cath Kidston, although I’m not convinced of its ornithological exactitude.  It would be great for listening to Annie Nightingale don’t you think? www.revivedradios.comIMG_1835

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Ric Rac Roberts Revival Radio

We all love alliteration at Revived Radios and our range of ravishing Roberts Revival Radios is unrivalledIMG_1748

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Genuine Leather Roberts Radio

IMG_1382 Last century Roberts Radios produced several special edition, genuine leather Roberts Revival radios including the, now sought after, Mulberry leather edition and a radio specially branded for the Jaguar company.  However, since the advent of the DAB Roberts Revival no real leather versions have been produced.  A pity, we think, as a quality leather finish improves with age – unlike the finish of the current revival! At Revived Radios we were commissioned to produce a couple of custom leather models and can now present a fine, kid leather upholstered Roberts RD60 Radio for you to buy at:   www.revivedradios.com

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