This elegant and stylish Tandberg Solvsuper 12 is one nice looking receiver. It was manufactured in Norway in the mid 70’s. It’s dimensions are 19.5L x 4.6H x 9.4D inches and it weighs nearly 13 pounds. It was basically designed as a table model receiver and puts out 22 watts per channel into 4 ohms. The beautiful top and end panels are made of Teak and the front panel is aluminum.
Solvsuper translates into Silver Super and the Solvsuper 12 has Longwave, Shortwave, AM and FM bands. It has a tape monitor and a phono input that is switchable between magnetic or ceramic phono cartridges.
These Tandberg models are not easily found and therefore fetch fairly good prices on the open market. Many collectors love the styling and aesthetics of the Tandberg designs and are always looking for units in excellent condition. The Solvsuper 12 in excellent working condition will sell for $400-500.