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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  34 54 [Revised circuit] 2A7   
AUS  58 L600T 2N219  The speaker is a Rola 5F. See also the similar model Healing 600T. 
AUS  34 44 [Mantel] 2A7   
AUS  65 Golden Voice 800T 2N2083  This model has provision for connecting a car aerial and using it in a car. 
AUS  34 44U 44C 6A7   
AUS  34 44B 32   
AUS  59 M602T 2N219  Alternative transistors to those listed may be found in some individual sets, including... 
AUS  34 54 [Original circuit] 2A7   
AUS  58 L506E 6BE6   
AUS  60 Golden Voice 600S 6BE6  This stereo radiogram has a separate speaker box for one of the channels.  The cab... 
AUS  62 Golden Voice "Hit Parader" 201G 6BM8  This portable record player uses a BSR type TU12 turntable and BSR PU30 pick-up.  ... 
AUS  60 525S 6BE6  This is a stereo radiogram. 


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