Part of our heritage; The Mullard 400a (Philips 400a and 500a), in for a bit of TLC.
I shall wave my magic wand and see what I can do with her. At present the problem is she doesn't know the words. (Serious hum).
Unskilled personnel alert! Someone has been playing around trying to cut corners. Fairly recently I should think. Guessing on the type of capacitor that is dated 1972.
After the initial work.
Correct value components and correctly mounted
Nothing else was required as the capacitors that are in pitch have less leakage than modern day ones of the same value. Radio 5 live is all I can receive here as I live on the side of a hill facing the wrong way for decent Radio Reception. Impressive for a 1956 Wireless Set.
Scrubbed up well!