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Amplion, Alfred Graham; GB (see also USA)

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Name: Amplion, Alfred Graham; GB (see also USA)    (GB)  
alternative name:
Graham Amplion GB
Abbreviation: amplion
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Amplion, Alfred Graham & Co.; GB (see also USA). Known as a manufacturer of horn loudspeakers, and at least 101 models of 'Algraphone' gramophones. Sold Metrovic valves during 1926/27 which are direct equivalents of Cosmos types. The company name was changed to Graham Amplion in 1927.

History:
E. Alfred Grahams 'The Algraphone Salon' in 82, High Street, Clapham, London S.W.4, was also 'Service depot for the World's Standard Amplion wireless loud speaker'.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  26 Radiolux unknown 2   Similar to Junior RS2, but with different pedestal design and slightly different dimensions. 
GB  26 Unknown    
GB  24 Amplionette   Electromagnetic speaker. 
GB  27 Senior dragon AR.65-0   Similar to the metal horned AR-65. However this model has a wooden flare of Jacobean ... 
GB  56 VHF Band III Converter PCC84  Converts tunable VHF band III channels into a band I single channel (When ITV comes in ... 
GB  25 Radiolux unknown   Unknown if either indeed an Amplion, or an other manufacturer/brand, or even a homebrew... 
GB  25 Radiolux Junior RS2 [metal]   Folded metal horn loud-speaker with drive unit screwed under base, steel cabinet, choco... 
GB  25 Radiolux Junior RS2 L [lacquered]   Folded metal horn loud-speaker with drive unit screwed under base, oriental lacquered c... 
GB  25 Radiolux Junior RS2 M [mahogany]   Folded metal horn loud-speaker with drive unit screwed under base, mahogany cabinet. 
GB  25 Radiolux Senior RS1 O [oak]   Folded metal horn loud-speaker with drive unit screwed under base, oak cabinet. 
GB  21 Amplion Loud Speaker   According to a 1925 advert of Amplion USA detailing the history of A. Graham and the Am... 
GB  25 Radiolux Senior RS1 L [lacquered]   Folded metal horn loud-speaker with drive unit screwed under base, oriental lacquer cab... 

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Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

record sleevetbn_amplion_graham.jpg
record sleevetbn_algraphones_.jpg
1927 adtbn_gb_amplion_cabinetcone_ac12_patricianaa18_dragonar19_adv.jpg
Amplion - Italian advertisement from local distributor (Società Radio-Telefonica Italiana)tbn_gb_amplion_italian_ad.jpg
Werbung in der Wochenschrift des Funkwesens, Heft 50, 1928, Seite 7tbn_gb_amplion_werbung_1928.jpg

  
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