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Velo; Barendrecht

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Name: Velo; Barendrecht    (NL)  
Abbreviation: velo
Products: Model types
Summary:

Velo; Barendrecht.

Originallly Velo is a manufacturer of washing machines, but after WW II it enters the radio business with its Velora models.

Founded: 1902
Production: 1946 - 1955
History:
Originally Velo is a manufacturer of washing machines. As from 1928 its headquarters are in Barendrecht. For the production of the wooden tubs it has a wood working department. In this department the company manufactures other wooden products, like furniture.
After WW II Velo also starts the production of wooden radio cabinets for third parties, but also for its own brand Velora. The Velora models use the chassis of Philips and NSF models. The Dutch radio manufacturer Waldorp takes care of mounting the chassis in the cabinets. The Velora radios are sold in the more than 100 Velo shops in the Netherlands.
In the mid fifties Velo stops manufacturing its own radios and continues to sell Philips equipment in its shops.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gidi Verheijen.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
NL  46 Velora 208U UCH21  This model uses the Philips 208U chassis. 
NL  49 Velora 64B [ver 1] UCH21  This model uses the Philips 209U-05 chassis. 
NL  49 Velora 64B [ver 2] UCH21  This model is known to use one of the following Philips chassis: 209U, BX272U or BX281U. 
NL  49 Velora 64B [ver 3] UCH21  This model uses the Philips chassis BX281U-08. 
NL  52 Velora V25 UCH42  This model uses the NSF H282U chassis. 
NL  50 Velora 5A UCH42  This model uses the NSF H282U chassis. 
NL  50 Velora unknown UCH42  This model uses the NSF H282U chassis. 

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

tbn_nl_velo_logo.jpg
E.V.A., a standard washing machine from 1934.tbn_nl_velo_washingmachine_eva_1934.jpg

  
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