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Craig & Co. Ltd.; Perth

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Name: Craig & Co. Ltd.; Perth    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: craig-co
Products: Model types

Craig & Co. Ltd.; Perth, was a a substantial manufacturer of radios during the 1920's. They advertised regularly in the "Western Wireless" magazine. They also sold radio parts, tubes, coils, etc.


Craig and Co Ltd was registered on November 12, 1923 as listed in the “West Australian “ with a capital of £3,000 in 5.000 shares or £1 each: Office. 10 Brennan's Arcade, Perth, Western Australia.

They ceased trading in 1934 and some of the staff gained employment at C.S. Baty & Company.

Founded: 1923
Closed: 1934
Production: 1920 - 1934

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  30 8-Valve De Lux   Advertised in 1930 for AUS £51/10/- including speaker and every necessity. 
AUS  33 Weldon Receiver [Console]    
AUS  25 De Luxe Receiver   Advertised in the West Australian newspaper February 7, 1925. Advertisement  s... 
AUS  31 Weldon Receiver [Table]    


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

Advertisment for Craig Radios in the "West Australian" newspaper June 16, 1930tbn_aus_craig_ad_wan_16_6_1930.jpg
Advertisment for Craig Radios in the "West Australian" newspaper May,25 1931.tbn_aus_craig_ad_wan_25_5_1931.jpg
Extract from the “Mirror” Saturday 29 August 1925 Craig and Co.'s Special Window Display: Announcing Grand Theatre's Radio Competition for the Paramount Picture, 'The Story without a Name.'tbn_aus_craig_co_ad_mirror_aug_29_1925.jpg
Extract from the “Sunday Times” June 1, 1924. Advertisement for a speech given by the West Australian Premier Philip Collier on June 4, 1924 at the opening of radio station 6WF and received at the Prince of Wales Theater on a locally made Craig & Co radio receiver.tbn_aus_craig_co_weldon_ad_sunday_tomes_june_1_1924.jpg
Advertisment for Weldon Radios in "west Australian Wireless News & Musical World" April 18, 1932 Page 60.tbn_aus_craig_co_weldon_ad_1932.jpg
Craig & Co. selling radio components. From The West Australian, 4 September 1929, page 13.tbn_aus_craig_ad_parts_wan_4_9_29_p13.jpg