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Aegis Pty. Ltd; Melbourne, Victoria

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Name: Aegis Pty. Ltd; Melbourne, Victoria    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: aegis
Products: Model types Others
Summary:

Aegis Manufacturing Company Pty Ltd was at 208 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne. Their products included coils, I.F. transformers, coil units and assemblies and line filters. They also produced radio kit sets and extension speakers.

Aegis is still operating and the business is still developing products for use in the communications industry.

Founded: 1933
Production: 1946 - 1973
History:
Over the years, the Aegis product range has evolved from radio receiver sets consisting of self-manufactured Transformers, Coils, Antennas and other hardware for the radio enthusiast, to high quality tools and hardware for Telecommunications companies and their technicians. Today Aegis serves the needs of customers in the following markets: • Telecommunications • Data • Electricity • Gas • Water • Occupational Health & Safety.

This manufacturer was suggested by Peter Hughes.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  46–48 Voyager KP4 1R5  This radio was sold either as a kit or fully assembled. A full description and assembly i... 
AUS  46–48 Little Companion KS5/D 6J8G  This radio was supplied as a kit set. It was normally not supplied with valves so the alte... 
AUS  48 Personal 5 PP5 1R5  This radio was sold as a kit. A full description and assembly instructions are given in "... 
AUS  46–48 Metropolis 4 [6A8G tube] 6A8G  This radio was supplied as a kit set. This cabinet was also used by other manufactures,... 
AUS  50 Metropolis 4 [X61M tube] X61M  This radio was supplied as a kit. A full description and assembly instructions are given ... 
AUS  48 Personal 4 PP4 1R5  This radio was available as a kit. A full description and assembly instructions are given... 
AUS  46–48 Connoisseur 6J8G  This radio was supplied as a kit set. 
AUS  47 Rural 4 KSR/4 1R5  This radio was supplied as a kit set. The price below did not include valves or batteries.... 
AUS  48 Economy 3 6J7G  This radio was supplied as a kit set. A full description and assembly instructions are gi... 
AUS  49 Extension speaker Unk. [walnut]   Cylindrical in shape with two small cylindrical feet. This speaker was available with an o... 
AUS  48 Universal Five KD/5U 12SA7GT  This radio was supplied as a kit set. The price below did not include valves. 
AUS  49 Extension speaker Unknown [Cream]   Cylindrical in shape with two small cylindrical feet. This speaker was available with an o... 

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

Advertisement from "Radio & Hobbies", August, 1949.tbn_ays_aegis_radio_ad_1949.jpg
Advertisement from "Radio & Hobbies", August, 1949.tbn_ays_aegis_ad_1949.jpg
From the "Radio & Electric Retailer", May 2, 1946tbn_aus_aegis_radio_ad_1946.jpg
Aegis 2015 logo. Published with permission from Aegis.tbn_aus_aegis_logo_2015.jpg
From Australasian Wireless World, October, !946tbn_aus_aegis_kit_ad_1946.jpg
Aegis also manufactured Dual Tuning assemblies for radio manufactures and home radio constructors. Radio & Hobbies, November 1951, page 60tbn_aus_aegis_dual_wave_ad.jpg
Aegis pre-assembled and tuned RF coil assemblies, type K1 and KC4. From Radio & Hobbies, March 1949, page 78tbn_aus_aegis_kit_ad_r_h_3_1949_p78.jpg

  
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