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History of the manufacturer  

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

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

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. ... 


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