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Hydro Press Co. Pty Ltd (Hypresco); Melbourne

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Name: Hydro Press Co. Pty Ltd (Hypresco); Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: hypresco
Products: Model types
Summary:

Hydro Press Co. Pty. Ltd.
146 Burnley Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria.

BRAND:Hypresco

The Hydro Press Company Pty Ltd manufactured sheet metal products from 1919 till 1933.
During the period 1930 - 1933 they also manufactured radios.

 

Founded: 1919
Closed: 1933
Production: 1930 - 1933
History:

The company was registered in May 1919.[1]
They manufactured kitchen utensils, electric heaters, and coppers and during the period 1930 - 1933 they also manufactured radios.

The brand ”Hypresco” was first registered in 1921[2] and updated to apply to electrical equipment  in December 1930.[3]

 "Hypresco" was used on their radios, electric heaters and kitchenware.[4][5]

The company also manufactured radios chassis for Radiloc Pty Ltd. [6]

In July 1933 the company was liquidated.[7]

[1] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) May 16, 1919, Page 4.
[2] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Mar 16, 1921, Page 12.
[3] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Dec 24, 1930, Page 5.
[4] Frankston and Somerville Standard (Vic) May 23, 1931, Page 4.
[5] The Argus (Vic.) Sep 13, 1929, Page 14.
[6] The Argus (Vic.) May 20, 1931, Page 8.
[7] The Age (Vic.) Jul 1, 1933,  Page 2 .

 

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  32 Hypresco 4V 35  Later production radios used 58 & 57 valves in the front end. Mentioned in the ... 
AUS  32 Hypresco 5V   Mentioned in the HRSA "Manufacture of Radios" pdf. 
AUS  32 Hypresco Model 1 235  Radio branded Maples  Playola with the Hypresco trade mark on the power transforme... 
AUS  32 Hypresco Magic 4    
AUS  33 Hypresco Wonder 4   Type of cabinet unknown. 
AUS  33 Hypresco 3    

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

[1] Registered in May, 1919. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) May 16, 1919, Page 4.tbn_aus_hypresco_1_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_may_16_1919_page_4..jpg
[2] Brand registered 1921. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Mar 16, 1921, Page 12.tbn_aus_hypresco_2_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_mar_16_1921_page_12..jpg
[3] Hypresco brand updated to apply to electrical equipment in December 1930. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Dec 24, 1930, Page 5.tbn_aus_hypresco_3_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_dec_24_1930_page_5.jpg
[4] "Hypresco" was used on their radios. Frankston and Somerville Standard (Vic) May 23, 1931, Page 4.tbn_aus_hypresco_4_frankston_and_somerville_standard_vic_may_23_1931_page_4.jpg
[5]"Hypresco" brand on kitchenware. Frankston and Somerville Standard (Vic) May 23, 1931, Page 4.tbn_aus_hypresco_5_the_argus_vic._sep_13_1929_page_14.jpg
[6] The company also manufactured radios chassis for Radiloc Pty Ltd. The Argus (Vic.) May 20, 1931, Page 8.tbn_aus_hypresco_6_the_argus_vic._may_20_1931_page_8.jpg
[7] In July 1933 the company was liquidated The Age (Vic.) Jul 1, 1933, Page 2 .tbn_aus_hypresco_7_the_age_vic._jul_1_1933_page_2.jpg
Two Hypresco radios for sale. Weekly Times (Vic.) Aug 12, 1933 Page 6.tbn_aus_hypresco_weekly_times_vic._aug_12_1933_page_6..jpg
Company Logo.tbn_aus_hypresco_logo.jpg

  
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