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Classic Radio, Horeston & Hutchins; Sydney, NSW

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Name: Classic Radio, Horeston & Hutchins; Sydney, NSW    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: classic-th
Products: Model types
Summary:

Horeston & Hutchins
Balfour Building, 61 Liverpool Street, Sydney, NSW (1927)

Classic Radio Co.
Balfour Building, 61 Liverpool Street, Sydney, NSW (1927)
5 Royal Arcade, Sydney, NSW. (1931)

Trade mark: The Classic Radio

They advertised as Classic Radio manufacturers selling 2 to 5 Valve receivers from Balfour Buildings, Sydney.[1]

There is also a 1949 company Classic Radio Pty. Ltd. of Haberfield, Sydney, and the 1946 company Classic Radio & Television Pty. Ltd. of Melbourne. No association could be established between those firms.

Founded: 1927
Production: 1927 -
History:

The company was started by J.F. Houston and Arthur W. Hutchins in June 1927.[2]
In August 1927 Hutchins left the company and the business continued as Classic Radio Co.[3]
In December 1927 the company was granted “The Classic Radio” trademark.[4]
​They advertised radios for sale in October 1931 from 5 Royal Arcade in Sydney.[5]

 

At present there is no advisements found after October 1931.

[1] The Daily Telegraph (NSW) Jun 3, 1927, Page 15.
[2] The Daily Telegraph (NSW) Jun 10, 1927, Page 24.
[3] The Daily Telegraph (NSW) Sep 1, 1927, Page 30.
[4] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Dec 29, 1927, Page 8.
[5] The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Oct 22, 1931, Page 1.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


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

[1] Classic Radio advertised 2 to 5 Valve receivers. The Daily Telegraph (NSW) Jun 3, 1927, Page 15tbn_aus_classic_the_1_the_daily_telegraph_nsw_jun_3_1927_page_15.jpg
[2] The company was started by J.F. Houston and Arthur W. Hutchins in June 1927 The Daily Telegraph (NSW) Jun 10, 1927, Page 24.tbn_aus_classic_the_2_the_daily_telegraph_nsw_jun_10_1927_page_24.jpg
[3] in August 1927 Hutchins left the company The Daily Telegraph (NSW) Sep 1, 1927, Page 30.tbn_aus_classic_the_3_the_daily_telegraph_nsw_sep_1_1927_page_30.jpg
[4] “The Classic Radio” trademark. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Dec 29, 1927, Page 8.tbn_aus_classic_the_4_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_dec_29_1927_page_8.jpg
[5] Radios for sale in October 1931 from 5 Royal Arcade. The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Oct 22, 1931, Page 1.tbn_aus_classic_the_5_the_sydney_morning_herald_nsw_oct_22_1931_page_1.jpg

  
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