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Magnavox (Great Britain), Magnavox Electronics; London

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Name: Magnavox (Great Britain), Magnavox Electronics; London    (GB)  
Abbreviation: magnavox
Products: Model types
Summary:

Magnavox (Great Britain) Ltd. (until 1937)
89 Kingsway, London WC2 (1933)

Magnavox Electronics, Ltd.
Ripple Works, By-Pass Road, Barking, Essex

Magnavox Electronics Company
Ripple Works, By-Pass Road, Barking, Essex (1962)

Subsidiary of the American Magnavox Co., marketing a range of radiograms, record players and tape recorders.

There are a number of Magnavox speakers built by Benjamin Electric (first under license, then with patent rights).

History:

Magnavox Electronics, Ltd. was organzied in 1935 as a wholly owned subsidiary to develop a market for Magnavox products in the United Kingdom and eventually in other European markets.

In the latter part of 1936, Magnavox Co. disposed of their stock in Magnavox (Great Britain) Ltd., realizing a loss of $1,000 of the original investment, for reasons of unfavorable developements in the patent situation. The company was formally wound up in 1937, and the patents acquired by The Benjamin Electric Ltd.

Merged with Collaro to form Magnavox Electronics Co. in 1962.

This manufacturer was suggested by Keith Staines.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  62 620 UCL82  Stereo record reproducer. Also produced was a dual voltage version 115 / 220-240 volt. 
GB  56 600 UCL82  Mono record reproducer. Also produced was a dual voltage version 115 / 220-240 volt. 
GB  63 S604 ECL83  Transportable stereo record reproducer. 
GB  63 M604 ECL82  Transportable record reproducer with auto-changer unit. Output socket for tape recorder. 
GB  62 TM840 6BR7  Portable tape recorder, 3 speed, 4 track, max spool size 7 inches. Price 49gns. 
GB  64 7P22L 2SA286  Portable radio. Battery type U11. 
GB  65 Tape Transporter 363   This model has no amplified output, it is purely a tape deck, which has to be completed wi... 
GB  90 NC1002/02W 2SC1417  Alarm Clock Radio, AM reception via built-in ferrite antenna, FM reception via wire antenn... 

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

Thanks for technical assistance Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány ( radio-muzeum.hu), First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation, Hungary, Zalaegerszeg.tbn_gb_magnavox_2am802_logo.jpg
Thanks for technical assistance Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány ( radio-muzeum.hu), First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation, Hungary, Zalaegerszeg.tbn_gb_magnavox_2am802_front_logo1.jpg

  
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