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Seow Kuam Company; Dhoby Ghaut

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Name: Seow Kuam Company; Dhoby Ghaut    (SGP)  
Abbreviation: seow-kuan
Products: Model types
Summary:

Seow Kuam Company; Dhoby Ghaut, Singapore. Known before the WW2 for "Public Address and Sport Announcement Systems, including Telefunken-equipment. Made for instance "Sound-on-Film" equipment, like a dual theatre amplifier.

History:

Was having advertisements in "The Straits Times", 8 December 1935, page 12 for "Public Address and Sport Announcement Systems, including Telefunken-equipment. Within the same paper, page 20, it offers Kaplan projectors with "Are readily adaptable to any of the leading sound systems". Kaplan shows a logo with "Sure-Fit parts", accepted as standard and inter-changeable with Simplex Projector parts. It there offers the "Operadio sound-on-film talking picture dual theatre amplifier".


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
SGP  35/36 Operadio sound-on-film talking picture dual theatre amplifier   Public Address and Sport Announcement System, accepted as standard and inter-changeable wi... 

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