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History of the manufacturer  

Austin Radio (Radio Warehouse Ltd.); Christchurch.

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Name: Austin Radio (Radio Warehouse Ltd.); Christchurch.    (NZ)  
Abbreviation: austin
Products: Model types

Radio Warehouse Ltd.
223 Manchester Street, Christchurch.

Brand: Austin Radio

Distributor for Austin brand radios.


The manufacturer for Austin radios is not known at present.

In 1936/37 they advertised some models as "British and fully guaranteed".

Founded: 1936

This manufacturer was suggested by Taniwha Sutherland.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
NZ  37 Austin World Wave   Advertised for for £15/15/- in December 1937. Manufacturer unknown. 
NZ  37 Austin Little Companion   Advertised as a British made radio for £8/17/6 in December 1937. British manufactu... 
NZ  37 Austin 5 Valve   Advertised as a British made set  for £6/17/6 in December 1937. Manufact... 
NZ  36 Austin A 75   


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

1937 Austin Logo.tbn_nz_austin_1937_logo.jpg
Advert for British made radios in 1938. From NZ Paperspast, The Press, May 28, 1938, page 2.tbn_nz_austin_papers_past_press_dec_21_1937_page_1.jpg