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Clark & Hagblom (Advance); Melbourne, VIC

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Name: Clark & Hagblom (Advance); Melbourne, VIC    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: clark-hag
Products: Model types
Summary:

Clark & Hagblom
155 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria

Brand: Advance

Clarke & Hogblom manufactured capacitors, rheostats, coils and transformers under the “Advance” products label from 1923.

Founded: 1923
Closed: 1926
Production: 1923 - 1926
History:

In June 1923 FW Clarke and A Hagblom patented a variable condenser design and set up a factory in Carlton. [1][2] The radio industry was expanding quickly and in 1926 a larger premises and bigger plant became necessary to cope with the development of this new industry so they merged with Radio & Electrical Goods Manufacturers to create The Radio Corporation of Australia. [3]

Radio Corporation of Australia Pty. Ltd. was registered in May 1926 with First Directors Frederick Clark, Axel Hagblom, Arnold Johnson and John Derham.[4]

 

[1] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Jun 13, 1923, Page 11.
[2] Wireless Weekly, Dec 14, 1923, page 27.
[3] Cairns Post (Qld.) Jun 7, 1935, Page 2.
[4] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) May 13, 1926, Page 5.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


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

[1] Patented a variable condenser design. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Jun 13, 1923, Page 11.tbn_aus_clark_hag_1_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_jun_13_1923_p11~~1.jpg
[2] Clarke & Hogblom manufactured capacitors, rheostats, coils and transformers under the “Advance” products label from 1923. Wireless Weekly, Dec 14, 1923, page 27.tbn_aus_clark_hag_2_the_ww_dec_14_1923_page_27.jpg
[3] Cairns Post (Qld.) Jun 7, 1935, Page 2.tbn_aus_clark_hag_3_cairns_post_qld._jun_7_1935_page_2.jpg
[4] Radio Corporation of Australia Pty. Ltd. was registered in May 1926. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) May 13, 1926, Page 5.tbn_aus_clark_hag_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_may_13_1926_page_5..jpg

  
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