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Philco Radio of GB

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Name: Philco Radio of GB    (GB)  
Abbreviation: philco
Products: Model types Brand

Philco Radio & Television Corporation of Great Britain Ltd., Aintree Rd. and Wadsworth Rd., Perrivale, Middlesex;
later: Romford Road, Chigwell, Essex;

From 1960 became British Radio Corporation Ltd. 21 Cavendish Place. London WC1.

From 1963 became P.G.B. Electronics Ltd. 21 Cavendish Place. London WC1.

From 1966 became Philco International Ltd. 42 Leicester Square, London WC2.

From 1968 products appeared under the name Philco-Ford.

Transistor radios were produced from 1959 till 1971.


This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  34 237 15   
GB  48 A747W 6K7G  Same chassis as fitted to the Philco A746W and A746ARG models. In the service manual there... 
GB  48 Radiogram A746ARG 6K7G  Fitted with a Garrard RC60/D16 or RC65/D16 autochanger. Same chassis as fitted to the P... 
GB  48 A746W 6K7G  Same chassis as fitted to the Philco A746ARG models and A747W. 
GB  62 5207 ECC83   
GB  35 Empire Five 282 6A7   
GB  38 Baby Grand 584 6A7  Same chassis is fitted to the Philco 584 Concert Grand console radio, the Philco 584 R.... 
GB  46 Tropic B-3640 6BE6  This model has 9 wave bands. (Ce poste a 9 Gammes d'ondes) Marked as; (Marqu&ea... 
GB  50 2852 7S7   
GB  60 Transporta    
GB  60 135 ECH81   
GB  59 303 unknown_tr   


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

Seite 1 Prospekt ca.1940 Seite1tbn_uk_philco_prospekt_ca1940_cover.jpg