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BTH (B.T.H.), British Thomson-Houston Co, Ltd.

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Name: BTH (B.T.H.), British Thomson-Houston Co, Ltd.    (GB)  
Abbreviation: bth
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer
Summary:

B.T.H., British Thomson-Houston Co, Ltd., Crown House, Aldwych, London WC 2.

Products: Crystal sets, valve radios, Loudspeakers, valves.
All the valves were produced at the Mazda Lamp Works in Rugby.  B.T.H. acquired Ediswan in 1928-1929 and Ediswan offered no new models after that but continued the Power Pentode receiver until 1932.

Production: 1916 -
History:

In 1928 BTH amalgamated with Metrovick and Edison Swan to form Associated Electrical Industries Ltd.(AEI).


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  26/27 Portable Set Super Heterodyne B5  3 valve portable Superhet for headphones. Available in leather cloth finish for 20 ... 
GB  26/27 Radiola III B5  The cabinet with doors is similar to the RCA Radiola IV. RCA had planned an early Radio... 
GB  26/27 Portable Loud Speaker and Amplifier B6  Primarily designet for use with the Portable set, this can be used with any type of rec... 
GB  25 Six-Valve Receiver Super Heterodyne   Built-in Frame Aerial. Price including valves, HT- and LT-Batteries,enclosed Loud S... 
GB  24 Radiola-Bijou Type C Form B [late]   BBC-stamp; G.P.O. REG. No. 861.  BTH label on top. The name RADIOLA appeared ... 
GB  29 Record Player 90723   78 rpm. Pickup BTH type YG.   
GB  29 YG 90723    
GB  20 Portable Wireless Receiver A_BTH  The "Portable Wireless Receiver" of B.T.H. is manufactured by "The Cox-Cavendish Electrica... 
GB  25 Supreme   BTH Supreme BBC Headphones; 
GB  27 3-Valve Resistor Receiver B8  Anode bend detector, plus two resistance-capacity-coupled LF valves. Wave range 200-650 an... 
GB  25 Two valve LF receiver   Receiver only. Grid-leak detector plus transformer-coupled LF valve. Wave range 300-500... 
GB  27 Rice-Kellogg Loudspeaker RK   Since 1926 BTH manufacures the moving coil loudspeaker. For use with either AC or DC, the ... 

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

tbn_gb_bth_firma.jpg
Logo in BTH Speaker, ~ 1930.tbn_gb_bht_logo_1930.jpg

  
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