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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  23 Dragon AR19   petal oak horn, also available in mahogany or metal(?) There is also a model, specially m... 
GB  24 Dragon fly AR102   2000 ohms; there is also the 120 ohm model AR 101. 
GB  30 Two Valve All-Mains 354V  Metal Rectifier This model is also listed as the "Amplion AC 2". 
GB  31 AC Six 6 S4VB  first receiver to use a variable-mu screen-grid valve; local/distance switch. 
GB  32 Amplion Table Model   Metal rectifier. 
GB  39 Alternative   Red crackle paint. Also battery only version ADP2 (1946). 
GB  46 ADP2 [3Q5] 1A7GT  Red crackle paint. Frame aerial consists of a MW winding plus a loading coil for LW. Frame... 
GB  47 Delegate HU610 12K8GT  Uses a Barretter which can be shorted out for 110V with a switch. Some models have "Emsto... 
GB  24 Junior AR39   Amplion Junior AR-39 
GB  23–26 Concert Dragon Horn AR35   10-petal oak horn, impedance 500 or 2000 ohms switchable, AR35 reproducer was also sold fo... 
GB  25 New Junior de luxe AR 114   oak or mahogany trumpet; 2000 ohms; there is also the 120 ohm model AR 113. 
GB  24/25 Dragonfly AR 101   120 ohms; there is also the 2000 ohm model AR 102. 

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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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