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A.Z. Radio Pty. Ltd. (AZ Radio); Melbourne, VIC

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Name: A.Z. Radio Pty. Ltd. (AZ Radio); Melbourne, VIC    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: azradio
Products: Model types
Summary:

A.Z. Radio Pty. Ltd.
54-60 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria.

The company was listed as sole distributors of Essanay radio and wholesalers of radio equipment. They traded from the same address as the Essanay Manufacturing Company Pty. Ltd.[1]

Founded: 1933
Closed: 1938
Production: 1933 - 1938
History:

The company was registered by Harold William Coles and Ernest Aubrey Austin on July 7, 1933.[2]
In November 1938 they retired from the radio business.[3]

Ernest Austin was one of the founders of the Essanay Manufacturing Company Pty. Ltd., in 1928.[3]

Harold Coles was one of the founders of Eclipse Radio Pty. Ltd., in 1924.[4]

[1] Radio Trade Annual 1934, Page 312.
[2] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Jul 25, 1933, Page 5.
[3] The Age (Vic.) Nov 19, 1938, Page 3.
[4] The Herald (Vic.) Jul 3, 1930, Page 28.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


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

[1] Coles and Sweeny Directors. Radio Trade Annual 1934, Page 312.tbn_aus_azradio_1_radio_trade_annual_1934_page_312..jpg
[2] The company was registered on July 7, 1933. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Jul 25, 1933, Page 5.tbn_aus_azradio_2_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_jul_25_1933_p5.jpg
[3] In November 1938 they retired from the radio business. The Age (Vic.) Nov 19, 1938, Page 3tbn_aus_azradio_3_the_age_vic._nov_19_1938_page_3.jpg
[4] Harold Coles was one of the founders of Eclipse Radio Pty. Ltd. The Herald (Vic.) Jul 3, 1930, Page 28.tbn_aus_azradio_4_the_herald_vic._jul_3_1930_page_28.jpg
Essanay advert showing A.Z. Radio as wholesale distributors. The Herald (Vic.) Aug 21, 1935 Page 3.tbn_aus_azradio_the_herald_vic._aug_21_1935_page_3.jpg

  
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