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"Freeplay" Radio

Designed by Trevor Baylis, English, 1937 - 2018. Made by BayGen Power Industries, Cape Town, South Africa, 1995 - present.

Made in South Africa, Africa

Designed 1993

ABS plastic

8 x 8 x 11 1/2inches (20.3 x 20.3 x 29.2cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of BayGen Power Europe, 1998

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Eliminating the need for electricity or batteries, BayGen's "Freeplay" radio is equipped with two alternative energy supplies. Winding it will power the radio for an hour; placed in direct sunlight, the radio runs exclusively from solar power.