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History of the manufacturer  

Craven Wylde Pty Ltd.; Sydney

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Name: Craven Wylde Pty Ltd.; Sydney    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: craven
Products: Model types

Craven Wylde Pty Ltd were situated at 10 Barrack St, Sydney, the same address as the Reliance Radio Co.  Reliance was founded by N.T.S. Craven, so both companies were closely associated.  They specialised in producing short wave and communications receivers.  They also did business in refurbishing and selling second hand radios.


This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  40 Sky Raider 12 valve 6K7  This communications receiver had 5 bands: 0.54 to 1.42 MHz, 1.38 to 3.9 MHz, 3.4 to 8 M... 
AUS  40 Sky Knight   Advertised in the June 1940 edition of Radio & Hobbies, page 59. 


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

From the “The Sydney Morning Herald”,(NSW), February 22, 1940.tbn_aus_craven_wylde_ad_1940.jpg