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Fitton, Brighouse

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Name: Fitton, Brighouse    (GB)  
Brand:
Ambassador
Abbreviation: fitton
Summary:

Founded by R.N.Fitton in 1929. R.N.Fitton Radio Works, Hutchinson Lane, Brighouse, Yorkshire; "Ambassador";

From Brighouse Echo newspaper Coronation issue 1953:".

To watch the coronation the few who owned or had access to a TV held television parties inviting their friends and neighbours to join them. Several small screen cinemas were made available across the borough and a further 25 sets which had been produced in Brighouse were loaned out for the day by Noel Fitton who owned the Ambassador Radio Company."

Founded: 1929
History:
1955. Ambassador amalgamated into the Hartley group of companies which had the previous year absorbed Baird Television Ltd.

This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  54 Ambassador TV15CC   Corner console TV. 
GB  54 Ambassador Viscount III (3) unknown_Tube  8 wavebands LW/MW/SW x 6 up to 23 MHz. 
GB  54 Ambassador Viscount unknown_Tube  8 wavebands LW/MW/SW x 6 up to 23 MHz. 
GB  47–51 Ambassador Radiogram 4756 ECH35  Here is the Radiogram version of the Ambassador 4756 as Type 70. The data is taken from... 
GB  57 Ambassador TV20 CRM212  Curved back console Television set. Designed to fit in corner of room typical of Fitton T... 
GB  46 Ambassador 545 [With Record Player] TH41  With Garrard turntable. Long Wave: 150 - 350 kHz Broadcast: 550 - 1800 kHz Short Wave: ... 
GB  45 Ambassador 545 12K8GT   
GB  49 Ambassador TV1   Ambassador TV1; 12" round CRT 405 lines b/w TV with GB standard channel 1 VHF tuner. 
GB  48 Ambassador 548 [AC Late] CCH35  The book Radio! Radio!, Hill, 1986. suggests this is a radio in bookcase. Very similar to ... 
GB  45 Ambassador PA145 TH41  PA amplifier with radio, mic & gram inputs. 
GB  40 Ambassador 3541 CCH35  Models 3540, 3541, & 5243. are variations of model MU540 chassis. Sets were produced with ... 
GB  40 Ambassador 5243 CCH35  Models 3540, 3541, & 5243. are variations of model MU540 chassis. Sets were produced with ... 

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

Logo in 1946. Thanks for Mr.Sik Béla,Hungary!tbn_gb_fitton_5451_data.jpg

  
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