Trevor Baylis: Wind-up radio inventor dies aged 80

Trevor Baylis: Wind-up radio inventor dies aged 80
 

The inventor of the wind-up radio, Trevor Baylis, has died aged 80, the manager of his company has confirmed.
David Bunting said Mr Baylis from Twickenham, south-west London, died on Monday of natural causes after a long illness.
Mr Baylis invented the Baygen clockwork radio in 1991.
He was appointed CBE in 2015 after campaigning to make theft of intellectual property a white-collar crime.
He said chatting with the Queen at the ceremony was "like catching up with an old mate".
Mr Baylis had also worked as a film and TV stuntman and an aquatic showman.
He had been seriously... read more

 
5 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 96
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