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Sterling Telephone & El. Co. Ltd.

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Name: Sterling Telephone & El. Co. Ltd.    (GB)  
Abbreviation: sterling
Products: Model types

Sterling Telephone & Electric Co. Ltd., Tottenham Court Rd., London W 1.

Closed: 1925
Sterling had its factory at Dagenham, where 2000 people were employed.
It was one of Marconi's "Associated Companies".
In August 1925 Sterling was taken over by Marconi, who moved their headquarters to Sterling's premises in Tottenham Court Road and thereafter had almost all their receivers made at Dagenham.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  16 Sterling Type 55A Transmitter   The Sterling 55A was the most powerful spark transmitter used in WW1 and was used on lo... 
GB  16 Sterling Type 54A Transmitter   The Sterling Type 54A Transmitter was used on long range patrol aircraft and night bomb... 
GB  16 Sterling Type 52A Transmitter   The Sterling 52A was similar to the Type 52 and No. 1-4 spark transmitters. See als... 
GB  16 Sterling Type 52 Transmitter   Powered from a 6V accumulator. The wavelength could be set from 100 to 335 metres. ... 
GB  25/26 Two-Valve Receiver Type R.1589 R_England   
GB  30 Lilliput    
GB  24 Anodion Three Type R.1591    
GB  24 Power Amplifier R1335 DE5_Marconi  Volume control and filament switch on the front panel. 
GB  24 Magnavox Junior Radio Loud Speaker R-1293   Electrodynamic system. See also Magnavox model Telemegafone R3C. 
GB  25 Radio Head Telephones R 1260 A   4000 Ohms. 
GB  16 Airborne Spark W/T Transmitter 1   Sterling Airborne Spark W/T Transmitter No 1; For RAF, 30 - 40 W for up to 10 miles. ... 
GB  23 Crystal & Valve Set R.1570   "Smokers Cabinet" style. 


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

Publicità del 1924.tbn_42.jpg
Advert for the Sterling Crystal & Valve Set R.1570 from Wireless World, April 18, 1923, page 4.tbn_uk_sterling_ad_ww_apr_18_1923_page_4.jpg
In August 1925 Sterling was taken over by Marconiphone, who moved their headquarters to Sterling's premises in Tottenham Court Road. From Wireless World, Aug 26, 1925, page 256.tbn_uk_sterling_notice_ww_aug_26_1925_p256.jpg