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Veall, Arthur J. Pty Ltd. - Velco Sound Systems; Melbourne

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Name: Veall, Arthur J. Pty Ltd. - Velco Sound Systems; Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: veall
Products: Model types
Summary:

Arthur J. Veall Pty. Ltd.

247 - 249 Swanston Street, Melbourne

302 Chapel Street, Prahran.

Velco Sound Systems Pty Ltd

1950: 65 Little Latrobe Street, Melbourne.

 

The company first advertised in 1924 selling crystal sets, two and three valve radios as well as parts.

By 1929 they also sold imported Cossor Melody Maker receivers,  Celeston and Amplion speakers.

From 1931 they manufactured Velco brand radios and also sold AWA radios.

After WWII the company changed its name to “Vealls” and became an electrical goods supplier with subsidiary called Velco Sound Systems Pty Ltd for PA’s and intercommunication equipment.

Founded: 1924
Production: 1929 - 1955
History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  35 Velco Music Master 4 C1   Price below included batteries. 
AUS  34 Velco Gondola 4 1A6   
AUS  34 Velco Music Master Battery 4 32   
AUS  33 459Z   By July, 1933, this model was reduced in price to £18/18/-. 
AUS  46 C3A 6J8G   
AUS  46 M1 6J8G   
AUS  46 C2 6U7G  The output transformer secondary impedance is 500 ohms so presumably the speaker(s) are... 
AUS  46 C3   The valve types for this model are not stated on the circuit diagram. 
AUS  35 Advocate 3 232  Advertised as a kit set radio in the "Advocate",(Vic.), February 28, 1935 with all part... 
AUS  54 Velco Radiocorder   Tape recoder and radio in one portable unit. 
AUS  46 C5 [6J7G audio] 6U7G   
AUS  47 C5 [6SJ7GT audio] 6U7G   

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

From the "Listener In", January 2, 1932tbn_aus_veall_ad_1932.jpg
1925 radio parts advert. From The Age (VIC) 19 May 1925, page 12.tbn_aus_veall_parts_ad_age_vic_19_5_1925p12.jpg
1929 they sold Cossor Melody Maker receivers. From The Argus(VIC) 2 September 1929, page 13.tbn_aus_veall_ad_argus_vic_6_9_29p13.jpg
1925 Radio parts advert, From The Age(VIC) 28 may 1925, page 12.tbn_aus_veall_parts_2_ad_age_vic_28_5_1925p12.jpg
After WWII the company changed its name to “Vealls” and became an electrical goods supplier with subsidiary called Velco Sound Systems Pty. Ltd. for PA’s and intercommunication equipment. From the Sporting Globe (VIC), 3 February 1951, page 7.tbn_aus_veall_velco_sporting_globe_vic_3_feb_1951p7.jpg
1924 Advert showing address in Swanston Street, Melbourne and Chapel Street, Prahran. From The Age (VIC) 28 October 1924, page 12.tbn_aus_veall_ad_age_vic_28_10_1924p12.jpg

  
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