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Canadian Westinghouse, Hamilton

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Name: Canadian Westinghouse, Hamilton    (CDN)  
alternative name:
Westinghouse Canada
Abbreviation: canadwest
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer

Canadian Westinghouse Co. Limited was established in Canada in 1903. At one point employing 11,000 people in Hamilton Ontario. Items produced were electric motors, generators, turbines, rail equipment, engines, industrial components as well as consumer electronics and components.

Founded: 1903
Closed: 1998
Production: 1923 - 1965

Radio production started in Plant #1 at 286 Sanford Avenue N. in Hamilton about 1923 with the Aeriola Senior. Production continued there until about 1941. In 1945 radio production was moved to Plant #2 on the corner of Longwood Road and Aberdeen Avenue. In the late 1950's solid-state radio and television production began in Brantford Ontario.
Some radios were also manufactured at 285 Beaver Hall Hill in Montreal QC, however it is not known if this location was ever mentioned on any name plates. Radio and radio parts production ended sometime in the early to mid 1960's.

This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
CDN  54 5PC205 12BE6  The Westinghouse model 5PC205 is a 5-tube table top combination radio with 3-speed record ... 
CDN  54 5PC207 12BE6  The Westinghouse model 5PC207 is a 5-tube table top combination radio with 3-speed record ... 
CDN  58 5C4 Ch= X-2503-11 12BE6  The Westinghouse model 5C4 is a 5-tube radio with built in record player. Has an 8 inch wo... 
CDN  56 5T122 12BE6  The Westinghouse model 5T122 is a 5-tube radio for standard broadcast reception. 
CDN  62 764N7W 12DT8  The Canadian Westinghouse model 764N7W is a 7-tube AM/FM mantle radio. May be similar to ... 
CDN  55 The Tango 5T115 12BE6  The Canadian Westinghouse model 5T115 is a small 5-tube table radio with internal ferrite ... 
CDN  35/36 255 6A7   
CDN  56 4P105 1R5  The Westinghouse model 4P105 is a battery or line powered portable radio for standard broa... 
CDN  56 Capehart 2P56 1R5  The Westinghouse model 2P56 is a battery or line powered portable radio for standard broad... 
CDN  55 5T117 Director 12BE6  The Westinghouse model 5T117 is a 5-tube clock radio for standard broadcast reception. For... 
CDN  55 4P104 1R5  The Westinghouse model 4P104 is a 4-tube line or battery powered portable radio for broadc... 
CDN  60 Cordless Transistor 6PT4    


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

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