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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  58 Waldorf 17TM Ch= 400 6BQ7A   
AUS  57 Washington 370/21CD Ch= 370 30L1  This 21 inch B&W television tuned the 10 Australian VHF channels standard at the time.... 
AUS  57 Manhattan 370/21CS Ch= 370 30L1  This 21 inch B&W television tuned the 10 Australian VHF channels standard at the time.... 
AUS  31 22    
AUS  58 Californian 21TM Ch= 400 6BQ7A  The Healing Californian 400/21TM is 21" table model TV with a metal shield cabinet. I... 
AUS  58 Yankee 21TWL Ch= 400 6BQ7A  The Healing Yankee 400/21TWL is a 21" table model TV. 
AUS  59 Washington 21HG Ch= S400 6BQ7A  Healing Washington 21HG is a combination 21" TV & 4-speed Stereogram. The S4... 
AUS  57 Yankee 370/21TW 30L1  This 21 inch B&W television tuned the 10 Australian VHF channels standard at the time.... 
AUS  56 Yankee "Metalshield" 21" 312/21T 30L1  Cabinet finishes available: Walnut, Mahogany & Silver Ash. 
AUS  56 Healing de-luxe 17" Console 312/17CD 30L1  Cabinet finishes available: Walnut, Mahogany & Maple. 
AUS  57 Yankee 312/21TW 30L1  Cabinet finishes available:Walnut & Mahogany. 
AUS  57 Yankee 312/17TW 30L1  Cabinet finishes available: Walnut, Maple & Mahogany. 


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