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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  48 Ambassador 548 [AC/DC] CCH35  The book Radio! Radio!, Hill, 1986. suggests this is a radio in bookcase. Very similar to ... 
GB  47 Ambassador 4756 AC/DC ECH35  The book Radio! Radio!, Hill, 1986. suggests this is a radio in bookcase. Very similar to ... 
GB  51 Ambassador TV4/C   The Ambassador TV4/C is a 12" (CRM153 Mazda picture tube) corner console television receiv... 
GB  51 Ambassador 551 6C9_UK   
GB  50 Ambassador Coronet UCH42   
GB  55 Ambassador AFM/TM ECC85  Price £19.11s.4d. 
GB  49 Ambassador 849 UCH42   
GB  50 Ambassador 650H [AC version] UCH42  This is the AC version with an isolating transformer, but using U series valves. There ... 
GB  39 Ambassador PA143 VP41  PA amplifier with radio unit. Similar to model PA142 except it has continues tuning. 
GB  55 Ambassador TV14A CC CRM141  Ambassador TV14A CC; 14" 405 lines b/w TV with GB standard 12 channel VHF tuner. Seria... 
GB  38 6778 ACVP2  Price 12gns. Uses the same chassis as the model AFM/TM. 
GB  55 AFM Bookshelf ECC85  Price £26.1s.9d.plus tax. Cabinet in the form of a bookcase. Uses the same chassis a... 

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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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