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Cygnet (brand), The Wireless Shop; Perth, WA

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Name: Cygnet (brand), The Wireless Shop; Perth, WA    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: cygnet
Products: Model types
Summary:

The Wireless Shop
842 Hay Street, Perth, WA
34 Market Street, Fremantle, WA

Brands: Cygnet, Paragon

Cygnet radios were advertised in August 1933 as “Manufactured in West Australia for West Australian Conditions.” [1]

In August 1934 they also advertised Paragon battery Radios. [2]

The manufacturers of these brands are unknown at present.

The above brands disappeared from advertising in 1935 and the shops advertised only radios imported from the eastern states.[3]

Founded: 1933
Production: 1933 - 1935
History:

[1] The West Australian (WA) Aug 12, 1933, Page 3.
[2] The West Australian (WA) Aug 2, 1934, Page 22.
[3] The West Australian (WA) Dec 14, 1935, Page 25.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  33 Cygnet 24A  Sold by the The Wireless Shop, manufacturer unknown. 

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

[1] Advertising Cygnet radios in 1933. The West Australian (WA) Aug 12, 1933, Page 3. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australia.tbn_aus_cygnet_1_the_west_australian_wa_aug_12_1933_page_3.jpg
[2] Advertising Paragon battery radios in 1934. The West Australian (WA) Aug 2, 1934, Page 22. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australia.tbn_aus_cygnet_2_the_west_australian_wa_aug_2_1934_page_22.jpg
[3] Advertising Breville radios in 1935. The West Australian (WA) Dec 14, 1935, Page 25. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australia.tbn_aus_cygnet_3_the_west_australian_wa_dec_14_1935_page_25.jpg

  
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