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Bush Radio; London

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

Bush Radio, basically in London. Actually:
Bush Radio plc, Bush House, The Waterfront, Elstree Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3BS, UK.
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
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  A 2 band battery portable transistor radio housed in a brown plastic case with brass trim.... 
GB  80 Portable Cassette Recorder 3170   Toploading Portable Cassette Recorder Model Bush 3170 Auto Stop Automatic Level Co... 
GB  86 Portable Cassette Recorder BS105   Toploading Portable Cassette Recorder Model Bush 3170 Auto Stop ALC - Automatic Le... 
GB  18 Stereo DAB/FM Radio with Bluetooth DAB-1507   FM / DAB / Bluetooth radio Made in China 
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 ... 


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