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History of the manufacturer  

Balcombe Ltd., (Brand: Alba), London

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Name: Balcombe Ltd., (Brand: Alba), London    (GB)  
Abbreviation: balcombe

A.J.Balcombe Ltd., 52-58 Tabernacle St., London EC2; "Alba";


In 1982 Alba went into liquidation and  the brand was sold to Harvard / Harris. Later in 2008 Argos / Homebase owner Home Retail Group bought the brand.

This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  72 744 2SA102  The Alba 744 is a two band AM portable 7 transistor receiver covering MW (187 - 560 metres... 
GB  73 3100   This is a portable record player incorporating a two-band a.m. radio section. Eight transi... 
GB  70 Cassette Recorder R23 2SB303  A compact portable twin-track mono cassette recorder powered by a 6 volt battery supply. L... 
GB  47 Alba Midget C112 [Wooden] UCH21   
GB  35 Alba 890 FC4  Console version of the Alba 880 table radio. 
GB  80 Professional Series Stereophones H6   ALBA Professional Series Stereophones mod. H6: 1,5m twisted cable, impedance: 8 Ω. ... 
GB  70 532 BC109  Uses chassis type RP6 and BSR C129R autochanger 
GB  62 Snipe AF117  Same chassis as the Alba 44. 
GB  54 Alba 3122    
GB  68 Alba 636 BF185   
GB  67 Alba 444 2SA202  Made in Japan (704 Japan) 
GB  74 Alba 632    


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

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