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Bush Radio; London

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Name: Bush Radio; London    (GB)  
Abbreviation: bush
Products: Model types
Summary:

Bush Radio, basically in London. Actually:
Bush Radio plc, Bush House, The Waterfront, Elstree Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3BS, UK.
Service:
Bush Radio, Group Operations Division Units, 2 & 3 Mitchell Way, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 5PR, UK.
Bush Australia Pty. Ltd., 9/4 Avenue of the Americas, Newington, NSW 2127 Australia.

Founded: 1932
History:
1932: Bush Radio was founded from the remains of the 'Amplion' company and started trading as a subsidiary to the 'Gaumont British Picture Corporation'. Bush Radio were originally based at Sherperds Bush in London - the location of their first works providing the name of the company.
Later Bush passed into the hands of the 'Rank' Organisation and became one of the major British radio manufacturers.
1988: 'Bush Radio plc' becomes part of 'Alba plc' (Bush House, The Waterfront, Elstree Road, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3BS, UK). In December 2008 the 'Bush' brand name was sold (along with the 'Alba' brand name) for GBP 15.25 million to Argos Limited, a UK catalogue retailer. 'Alba plc' renamed itself 'Harvard International plc' on 1 April 2009 as part of the deal.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  40 DUG73 ECH33  The DC/AC version of the AC-only SUG73. 
GB  40 RG73 ECH33  When first released in June 1940, this radiogramophone was only available with a Garrard ... 
GB  62 SRG90 ECC85  Radiogram could be adapted to stereo with amplifier unit AU31C. 
GB  59–62 TR82B OC44  Alternative transistors: OC44,2x OC45, OC71, OC78D, 2x OC78. 
GB  65 TR130 AF117  Early models had Radio Luxembourg 208 metres MW pre-set. Sets from mid 1966 onwards had Ba... 
GB  40 SUG73 ECH33  Short wavebands are bandspread 16, 19, 25 and 31 metre bands; additionally two pre-set med... 
GB  61 TP50 EF86  Tape recorder, using BSR type TD2 deck. 4 track, single speed 3.75 ips, spool size 5.75 in... 
GB  50–57 DAC10 UCH42  Five push-buttons: 2 wave band selection (MW/LW and manual tuning), 2 preset MW (BC) stati... 
GB  50–59 DAC 90 A [walnut] UCH42  The best selling valve radio in Great Britain. The radio was also available in a cream ... 
GB  49 DAC11 UCH42   
GB  32 AC3 S4VA  Bush´s first receiver. American "Cathedral" or "Gothic" style. 
GB  50 EU3A UCH41  Same radio as DAC90A, but has SW and a socket for "Mains/Vibrator change over plug". Can r... 

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