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National Phonograph Co. Ltd. (Australia)/ Thomas A. Edison, Ltd. (Australia); Sydney, NSW

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Name: National Phonograph Co. Ltd. (Australia)/ Thomas A. Edison, Ltd. (Australia); Sydney, NSW    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: nation-au
Products: Model types
Summary:

National Phonograph Co. Ltd. (Australia)
372 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW (1906-1912)

Thomas A. Edison, Ltd. (Australia)
364-372 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW (1912-1932)

 

William W. Wyper held the Australian agency for Edison and set up the following companies to market Edison phonographs, records, and other products as a distribution subsidiary of Edison’s National Phonograph USA.

Founded: 1906
Closed: 1932
History:

National Phonograph Co. Ltd (Australia) was incorporated on January 4, 1906.[1]

It was succeeded by Thomas A. Edison, Ltd. (Australia) around 1912.[2]

William Wright Wyper was Managing Director of both companies from 1906 till his death in 1932.[3] His son Robert registered R.B. Wyper Ltd. in July 1933 to take over Thomas A. Edison Ltd. [4]

Wyper also registered Phonographs Ltd. in Western Australia in November 1921.

[1] Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Jan 16, 1906, Page 9.
[2] The Lone Hand, Apr 1, 1912, Page 21.
[3] The Sydney Morning Herald, (NSW) Aug 19, 1932, Page 14.
[4] Duns Gazette, Jul 31, 1933, Page 101.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


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

[1] National Phonograph Co. Ltd (Australia) was incorporated on January 4, 1906. Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Jan 16, 1906, Page 9. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australiatbn_aus_nation_au_1_sydney_morning_herald_nsw_jan_16_1906_page_9.jpg
[2] 1912 advert forThomas A. Edison, Ltd. (Australia) The Lone Hand, Apr 1, 1912, Page 21. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australiatbn_aus_nation_au_2_the_lone_hand_apr_1_1912_page_21.jpg
[3] Death of William Wright Wyper in 1932. The Sydney Morning Herald, (NSW) Aug 19, 1932, Page 14. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australiatbn_aus_nation_au_3_the_sydney_morning_herald_nsw_aug_19_1932_page_14_death.jpg
[4] R.B. Wyper Ltd. in July 1933. Duns Gazette, Jul 31, 1933, Page 101. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australiatbn_aus_nation_au_4_duns_gazette_jul_31_1933_page_101.jpg

  
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