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Conlon, S. M., Radio Co.; Sydney

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Name: Conlon, S. M., Radio Co.; Sydney    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: conlon
Products: Model types
Summary:

S. M. Conlon Radio Co.
26 Kippax Street, Sydney, NSW (1935 – 1938)
103 Regent Street, Redfern, NSW (1938 – 1939)
16 Rainsford Road, Surry Hills, NSW (1939 – 1941)
60 Sophia Street, Surry Hills, NSW (1941  - 1955)

Brands: Conlon
               S.M.C

The company was a Sydney based manufacturer and sold chassis and complete radios under the brands “Colon” and “S.M.C."

Founded: 1935
Closed: 1955
Production: 1935 - 1955
History:

In 1933, Samuel Matthew Conlon, B.sc., was the Sales Manager for Lekmek Radio Laboratories and he left to form his own company in June 1935.[1][2]

 The company advertised complete radio sets and chassis in 1937.[3]

The company closed in 1955.

[1] Radio Trade Annual, 1933, Page 215.
[2] Duns Gazette (NSW) Jul 8, 1935, Page 30.
[3] Radio Trade Annual 1937, Page 194.

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  37 6DA 6D6   
AUS  37 5DB 1C4   
AUS  47 S.M.C. Table 5V AC/DW [1947 version] 6A8G  S. M. Conlon did not use model numbers at this time, only model descriptions. This mode... 
AUS  47 S.M.C. Console 5V AC/DW [1947 version.] 6A8G  S. M. Conlon did not use model numbers at this time, only model descriptions. This mode... 
AUS  37 5DA    
AUS  48 Conlon 85 DW Batt. 1T4   
AUS  48 Conlon 85 AC/DC 12SA7GT   
AUS  48 Conlon 84 Mantel 6A8G   
AUS  47 S.M.C. Conlon Portable 1R5   
AUS  49 95EB 1T4  A metal rectifier is used for the L.T. 
AUS  49 95 1T4   
AUS  49 94 1R5   

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

[1] SM Conlon, B.sc., was the Sales Manager for Lekmek Radio Laboratories in 1933. Radio Trade Annual, 1933, Page 215.tbn_aus_conlon_1_rta_1933_p215.jpg
[2] Company registered in June 1935. Duns Gazette (NSW) Jul 8, 1935, Page 30.tbn_aus_conlon_2_duns_gazette_nsw_jul_8_1935_page_30.jpg
[3] The company advertised complete radio sets and chassis in 1937. Radio Trade Annual 1937, Page 194.tbn_aus_conlon_3_rta_1937_p194.jpg
The Age (Vic.) 21 December 1951, page 8tbn_aus_conlon_ad_1951.jpg
Conlon Farm radios 1947 Wellington Times (NSW) Dec 18, 1947 page 10tbn_aus_conlon_weellington_times_nsw_dec_18_1947_page_10.jpg

  
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