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Wolsey Television Ltd.; London

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Name: Wolsey Television Ltd.; London    (GB)  
Abbreviation: wolseytele
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Wolsey Television Ltd.; Guildford House, 54 Lambs Condult Street, London, W.C.1 (~1930`s).

Info taken from the BVWS (British Vintage Wireless Society) The Bulletin Vol.33 no.3 Autumn 2008, p.40: "Wolsey Television Ltd, 75 Gresham Road, Brixton, London, SW9 and 59 Soho Hill, Birmingham 19 (in 1950). In 1950, they made TV aerials and also offered an aerial erection service. Established in 1934. By 1956, they were a subsidiary of Gas Purification & Chemical Co (who also controlled Grundig (GB) Ltd and Grundig International Ltd), in 1955. In 1954, Wolsey Television Ltd, 43-45 Knights Hill, West Norwood, SE27. In 1956, they relocated to a new, larger factory: Wolsey Television Ltd, Cray Avenue, St Mary Cray, Orpington, Kent – making a Band 3 converter – still part of G P & C Co Ltd. Also made TV aerials, diplexers and aerial signal distribution equipment. In 1964, Wolsey Electronics Ltd, Ynysboeth Estate, Abercynon, Glamorgan. 1975, Wolsey Electronics, Cymmer Road, Porth, Mid Glamorgan. Later part of AB Metals (certainly, by 1982), now Lenson-Heath Triax."

Founded: 1934

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.


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