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Bush Simpson Ltd.; Adelaide and Kilkenny, SA

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Name: Bush Simpson Ltd.; Adelaide and Kilkenny, SA    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: bushsim
Products: Model types
Summary:

Bush Simpson Ltd.
41 Pirie Street, Adelaide, South Australia (1956)
410 Torrens Road, Kilkenny, South Australia (1957)

In 1955, the company Bush Simpson Ltd. was formed by a joint venture of a subsidiary of the J Arthur Rank organisation (Bush Radio Ltd. of London) and Greater Union Theatres Ltd. with A. Simpson and Son Ltd. of Adelaide to manufacture television sets.

The new enterprise was capitalised at £200,000. The sets were to be made in Adelaide and distributed throughout Australia by Simpson Distributors Ltd., distributing company for A. Simpson and Son.

In 1963 they merged with Pope Industries to form Simpson Pope Holdings.

Founded: 1955
History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Wayne Davis.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  59/60 Bushmatic Deluxe EC 6ES8  21" consolette TV with push-button tuning & remote control. Pre-sets accomodate f... 
AUS  59/60 Bushmatic Deluxe BC 6ES8  21" console TV with push-button tuning & remote control. Pre-sets accomodate four... 
AUS  58/59 21DB82 6CW7  Large 21" console TV with "glide-away" roller doors which cover screen when set not in use. 
AUS  58/59 21CB81 6CW7  21" Lowboy TV. Cabinet finishes available in Walnut, Maple & Rose Mahogany. 
AUS  58/59 21BB81 6CW7  21" console TV. Cabinet finishes available in Walnut, Maple & Rose Mahogany. &nb... 
AUS  59/60 Bushmatic Deluxe CC 6ES8  21" lowboy TV with push-button tuning & remote control. Pre-sets accomodate four ... 
AUS  59/60 Bushmatic AC 6ES8  21" consolette TV with push-button tuning. Pre-sets accomodate four stations. Cabinet f... 
AUS  58/59 17AA84 6CW7  17" table TV with legs. Cabinet finishes available in Maple or Walnut. 
AUS  58/59 21AB81 6CW7  21" table TV with legs. Cabinet finishes available in Maple or Walnut. 
AUS  57 21A 6CW7  21" Lowboy Television. Cabinet finishes available in Maple, Walnut & Rosewood. 
AUS  57 Console 17B 6CW7  17' Console Television on castors. 
AUS  57 21B 6CW7  21" Console Television. Cabinet finishes available in Maple, Walnut & Rosewood. 

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

Newspaper article on the Joint Venture to form the company. The argus(SA), 2 November 1955 P10tbn_aus_bushsim_article_jv_argus_2_11_55_p10.jpg
Newspaper advert 8 October 1958tbn_aus_bushsim_ad_8_october_1958.jpg

  
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