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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

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

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  40 R93AG   Phono remote.   
CDN  40 Commentator H-52   May be very similar to CGE Model KL52. 
CDN  40 R94G   Phono remote.   
CDN  36 A44 [var 2]    
CDN  39 H61    
CDN  37 E50    
CDN  40 KL-501    
CDN  39 H406U   Brown bakelite or ivory plaskon. 
CDN  38 F82 [25 cycles] 6L7  See also Canadian General Electric F82 for 60 cycles operation. 
CDN  40 RW440X   Brown or ivory bakelite. 
CDN  40 KL-52   Brown bakelite or ivory plaskon. 
CDN  57 CT107 12AU6   


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