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Healing, A.G., Ltd.; Melbourne

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Name: Healing, A.G., Ltd.; Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: healing
Products: Model types Others

A.G. Healing Ltd Melbourne manufactured radios, television sets and other electrical appliances. They also imported Atwater Kent receivers for a while.

Founded: 1907
Closed: 1975
Production: 1922 - 1975
Alfred George Healing started manufacturing bicycles in Bridge Road Richmond, Melbourne in 1907. Radio manufacture started in 1922 and the "Golden Voice" brand was introduced in 1925. At this time Healing were the importers and distributors of Atwater Kent receivers, which ceased in 1930 with the increase in import tariffs. During the 1930s and 1940s at least, the factory address was 167-173 Franklin St. Melbourne.
During World War Two Healing produced equipment for the armed forces, including radar equipment. In 1956 they started the manufacture of television sets. In 1959 the electronics division became part of Rank Industries but continued manufacturing consumer electronics. The Healing brand is still in use.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  65 Nevada 825-25CL Ch= 825 6GK5   
AUS  66 Patio 950-23TML Ch= 950 6GK5  This is the fringe reception version of Patio 951-23TML. 
AUS  66 Capitol 925-25CC Ch= 925 6GK5   
AUS  66 Las Vegas 925-25LB Ch= 925 6GK5   
AUS  66 Colorado 902-23TML Ch= 902 6GK5   
AUS  66 Waldorf 925-25TML Ch= 925 6GK5   
AUS  67 Las Vegas 125-25LB Ch= 125 6GK5  Two cabinet versions: conventional or furniture look. Finishes available in Maple, Walnut ... 
AUS  69 Washington 226-25TW Ch= 226 6GK5   
AUS  32 65 232  Class B output. 
AUS  61 Montclair 501/23LB Ch= 501 6ES8  Cabinet finishes available in Walnut, Maple & Mahogany. 
AUS  61 Montclair 502/23LB Ch= 502 6FQ5A  This 23 inch B&W television receiver tuned the 13 standard Australian VHF channels.&nb... 
AUS  61 Vermont 502/23CC Ch= 502 6FQ5A  This 23 inch B&W television receiver tuned the 13 standard Australian VHF channels.&nb... 


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

Advertisement from the Radio & Electrical Retailer, special issue, Australian Telecommunications at War, May 2, 1946. Healing manufactured Radar equipment during WW2.tbn_aus_healing_ad_1946.jpg
Advertisement from the "Adelaide Advertiser" June 1931.tbn_aus_healing_ad_adelaide_advertiser_june_1931.png
Advertisement from 1936 for Ken-Rad Valves.tbn_aus_healing_ad_ken_rad_valves_1936.jpg
From the “News” (SA), May 27, 1931.tbn_aus_healing_ad_sa_1931.jpg
Advertisement for Atwater Kent radios 1928. From the “News” (SA), April 23, 1928.tbn_aus_healing_1928_ad..jpg
From the “News” (SA), August 11, 1930.tbn_aus_healing_ad_1930.jpg
Advertisement for Healing radios in July, 1930. Possibly the first radios manufactured by Healing after the import tariffs stopped the import of Atwater Kent receivers in 1930. From the “News” (SA), July 23, 1930.tbn_aus_healing_ad_1930~~1.jpg
Advertisement describing Healing Model H radios in August 1931. From the “Northern Star” (NSW), August 7, 1931.tbn_aus_healing_h_desc_1931.jpg
From the “Radio & Electrical Retailer”, May 2, 1946.tbn_aus_healing_radio_ad_1946.jpg