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Arion (Brand), A. G. Doe; Sydney, NSW

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Name: Arion (Brand), A. G. Doe; Sydney, NSW    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: arion-au
Products: Model types
Summary:

A.G Doe.
60 Beecroft Road, Epping, NSW (1930 -1934)
75 George Street, Sydney, NSW (1934 – 1935)

Brand: Arion

AG Doe manufactured radios, analysers and transformers under the Arion brand from 1930 until 1935.

Founded: 1930
Closed: 1935
Production: 1930 - 1935
History:

A. G. Doe, B.Sc., B.E. (Hons.), A.M.I.E. (Aust.) graduated as an Electrical Engineer from Sydney University in 1925 and worked at the Navel Dockyard at Garden island and later at the Cockatoo Dockyard.[1]
He set up his own business in 1930 manufacturing Arion brand radio receivers, radio test equipment, power and audio transformers.[2]

Advertising ceased around the end of 1935.

He is listed as a Senior Lecturer at Sydney University in 1952.[3]

[1] Radio Trade Annual, 1934, Page 278.
[2] Radio Trade Annual, 1934, Page 278.
[3] Sydney University Calendar 1952, Page 68.

This manufacturer was suggested by Gary Cowans.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  34 Arion Analyser   Mutual conductance valve tester incorporating a multimeter. AC/DC version £12/17/6. ... 

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

[1] A. G. Doe, B.Sc., B.E.(Hons.), A.M.I.E.(Aust.)early history. Radio Trade Annual, 1934, Page 278.tbn_aus_arion_au_1_radio_trade_annual_1934_page_278.jpg
[2] Advertising Arion radios. aus_Arion-au_2_The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (NSW) Mar 10, 1932 Page 8. Image sourced & downloaded from Trove – National Library of Australiatbn_aus_arion_au_2_the_ca_fg_advocate_nsw_mar_10_1932_page_8.jpg
[3] Sydney University Calendar 1952, Page 68.tbn_aus_arion_au_3_usyd_calender_1952_page_68.jpg

  
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