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Paroso Ltd.(Parosovox); Adelaide & Melbourne

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Name: Paroso Ltd.(Parosovox); Adelaide & Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: paroso
Products: Model types
Summary:

Paroso Ltd.
113 Gawler Place, Adelaide.
120 Queen Street, Melbourne.
325 Little Collins Street, Melbourne.

Brand: Parosovox

The company traded as importers, manufacturers and dealers initially in sanitary products and later in radio products. They also opened a branch in Melbourne. They manufactured radios in 1924 and 1925 under the “Parosovox” brand.

Founded: 1922
Closed: 1926
Production: 1924 - 1926
History:

The company registered in August 1922 as manufacturers of sanitary products and appliances with First Directors, H. W. Payne, K. R. Roach, and N. P. Solly. [1]

By 1924 the company was impressed by the progress radio and advertised that they will open a factory to manufacture and supply most of the apparatus used in wireless.[2]

In July 1924 the company set up a branch at 120 Queen Street, Melbourne with Morris Edwin Hecker as Director.[3]

The Adelaide company was liquidated in March 1926.[4]

The Melbourne branch was acquired by Louis Coen Pty. Ltd.[5] and traded as a subsidiary with the name Paroso Wireless Pty. Ltd.[6]

 

[1] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Aug 16, 1922, Page 5.
[2] The Advertiser (SA) Jul 23, 1924, Page 10.
[3] Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Jul 23, 1924, Page 12.
[4] The Advertiser (SA) Jul 23, 1926, Page 24.
[5] Radio Trade Annual 1933, page 115.
[6] The Argus (Vic.) Nov 13, 1926, Page 32.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  24 Parosovox Four   Manufactured from imported parts and employing four, De Forrest dull emitter tubes. 

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

[1] The company registered in August 1922. Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Aug 16, 1922, Page 5.tbn_aus_paroso_1_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_aug_16_1922_page_5.jpg
[2] The company advertised that they will open a factory to manufacture and supply most of the apparatus used in wireless The Advertiser (SA) Jul 23, 1924, Page 10.tbn_aus_paroso_2_the_advertiser_sa_jul_23_1924_page_10.jpg
[3] In July 1924 the company set up a branch in Melbourne Daily Commercial News and Shipping List (NSW) Jul 23, 1924, Page 12.tbn_aus_paroso_3_daily_commercial_news_and_shipping_list_nsw_jul_23_1924_page_12.jpg
[4] The Adelaide company was liquidated in March 1926. The Advertiser (SA) Jul 23, 1926, Page 24.tbn_aus_paroso_4_the_advertiser_sa_mar_1_1926_page_24.jpg
[5] The Melbourne branch was acquired by Louis Coen Pty. Ltd. Radio Trade Annual 1933, page 115.tbn_aus_pasoco_5_rta_1933_p_115_vic_to_lc.jpg
[6] Subsidiary of Louis Coen Pty. Ltd. trading as Paroso Wireless Pty. Ltd. The Argus (Vic.) Nov 13, 1926, Page 32.tbn_aus_paroso_6_the_argus_vic._nov_13_1926_page_32..jpg
Selling imported Neutron Ltd UK crystals. The Herald (Vic.) Jun 25, 1925, Page 4.tbn_aus_paroso_the_herald_vic_jun_25_1925_page_4..jpg

  
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