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Thompson's Radio Ltd, ( Theatle ); Sydney

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Name: Thompson's Radio Ltd, ( Theatle ); Sydney    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: theatle
Products: Model types
Summary:

Thompson's Radio Ltd of 74 Oxford St, Sydney sold radios under the "Theatle" brand. Their radios were unusual in having a sound board/front panel recessed in the cabinet and mounted on rubber. This was claimed to improve the sound quality. Also, on the mains models, the cabinet had a row of lights along the top of the cabinet, illuminating the sound board and giving a "Theatre Effect".

It is not certain whether they manufactured their own chassis.

Production: 1933 -
History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  34 Theatle 8B7 (Ch= B7) 34   
AUS  34 Theatle 7B5 (Ch= B5) 34   
AUS  34 Theatle 8B5 (Ch= B5) 34   
AUS  34 Theatle 7B7 (Ch= B7) 34   
AUS  34 Theatle 8D7 57  This model covers four wavebands: 15-35 metres, 35-90 metres, 90-200 metres and 200-550 me... 

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

Theatle radio advertisement from the Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners Advocate, November 14, 1934, page 13.aus_thompsons_radio_theatle_ad.jpg

  
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