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Canadian General Electric (Canada) (C.G.E. or CGE)

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Name: Canadian General Electric (Canada) (C.G.E. or CGE)    (CDN)  
Abbreviation: canadian-g
Products: Model types Others Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Canadian General Electric Co. Limited (C.G.E.), Ontario, Canada.

The "Mallory Yaxley Radio Service Encyclopaedia Canadian Volume" has published cross references for RCA Victor models.

Founded: 1892
History:

1892 - 1900 Canadian General Electric Company Limited becomes incorporated in Canada through a merger of Edison Light Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Light Company of Canada. Manufacturing facilities in Peterborough, Ontario are already in operation. Generators, transformers, motors, wire and cable, and lamps are being manufactured by 500 employees. 1900 - 1950 Acquired Sunbeam Lamp Company of Toronto (1911) Montreal Lamp plant established (1912) Vacuum Tube operations begin in Toronto (1921) Canadian Edison Appliance Company established (1922) Small appliances plant opened at Barrie, Ontario (1945) Plastics plant opened at Cobourg, Ontario (1946) Lighting plant opened at Oakville, Ontario (1946) Metres plant in Quebec City opens (1947)

This manufacturer was suggested by Vitor Oliveira.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
CDN  55 C408 12BE6  The Canadian General Electric model C408 is a broadcast only table radio. 
CDN  55 C509 12BE6  The Canadian General Electric model C509 is a table clock radio covering the standard broa... 
CDN  55 C506 12AU6  The Canadian General Electric model C506 is a table clock radio with internal loop antenna... 
CDN  58 C427 12AU6  Same as USA model 860. Similar to USA models 861 and 862 except colour. 
CDN  54 C407 12AU6  One stage IF   
CDN  45 KM-44BP 1R5  The Canadian General Electric model KM-44BP is a 4 tube, battery operated, portable radio ... 
CDN  48 C-357 6AG5  The Canadian General Electric model C-357 is an 8 tube AM/FM table top radio. The FM ... 
CDN  48 C-64 12SA7  The General Electric model C-64 is an AC only operated 5 tube BC band receiver w... 
CDN  49/50 C-752LT 12SA7  The General Electric model C-752LT is an AC/DC operated 5 tube ... 
CDN  49/50 C-752T 12SA7  The General Electric model C-752T is an AC/DC operated 5 tube B... 
CDN  49 C-66 12SA7  The Canadian General Electric model C-66 is a 5 tube table clock radio. The cabinet is ... 
CDN  49 C-182 6SA7  The Canadian General Electric model C-182 is a 6 tube console radio with built in automati... 

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