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Nordmende Globetrotter 808

an original newspaper advertisement from 1972

Made in W. Germany


NORDMENDE Globetrotter 808

Very rare short wave radio

 14 SW-Bands SSB and BFO

In very good condition

This NORDMENDE Globetrotter 808 is made in Western-Germany in 1972 and it is technically and optically in really good condition, very hard to find a second by this shape. The radio is absolutely clean and free of grease or nicotine residues.

Look at the pics.

This solid and heavy Radio with his combination from chrome, aluminium and the blue station scale is a very big eye catcher. All inscriptions on the scale and all other inscriptions on the radio are present and clear. All knobs and pushbuttons are as new and work good, the tuning and battery indicator and all the lights works perfect.

The tuning of all bands is smooth-running and exact.

The receipt on all bands is very good, especially on FM.

This NORDMENDE Globetrotter 808 has following bands:

FM 87.5 - 108 MHz

LW 145 - 420 kHz

MW 515 -  1650 kHz

SW1  1.6 - 4.2 MHz

SW2  4.1 - 11.0 MHz

SW3  10.8 - 19.0 MHz

!! And 11 SW spread bands from 10 – 80 m!!

This radio has a lot of futures:

Tone control by means of two knobs: one for high tones and one for the basses

AFC (automatic frequency control)



AM wide and narrow


Tuning and battery indicator

Connections for:

FM and AM external aerials

Tape recorder / CD player

External loudspeakers

DC 12 volt

This Radio has a 145 cm telescopic aerial. The aerial is in 100% working condition with excellent chrome shining and very smooth handling.

The sound from the high quality loudspeaker is very good, it’s a pleasure to listen this radio!

The radio has following dimensions: width 400mm, height 250mm, and depth 120mm.

The radio play’s with 6 batteries in type D, with an external 12 volt power adapter or over the normal power cord by 110/220 volt. Power cord and US adapter are included as many original papers.

This radio is many years old and has normal very small use traces. Look at the pics.

The NORDMENDE Globetrotter 808 is a very solid built radio that will works for the next long time!

---------------------Prompt dispatch to the USA for 63.00€--------------------

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Attention.... the shipping time to America and Asia can take up to 6 weeks!

I sold the item “as is”. This radio is over 40 years old, so it is not possible to give any guarantee on it!


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