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Acme Production, Ltd., The; Birmingham

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Name: Acme Production, Ltd., The; Birmingham    (GB)  
Abbreviation: acme
Products: Model types
Summary:

The Acme Production Company, Ltd.
73, Coleshill Street   (January 27, 1927 The Wireless World and Radio Review page xii)
Birmingham

Also known address:
Rolfe Street and Engine Street, Smethwick, Birmingham.

History:

Listed in the 1922 Birmingham Chamber of Commerce (Birmingham, England) at the 73, Coleshill Strreet address. The company was listed as a manufacturer of small electrical apparatus and scientific instruments.

In the 1926 edition of the Kelly's Directory of the Electrical Industry and Wireless and Allied Trades the company was at Engine Street, Smethwick, Staffs. The company was listed as a manufacturer of illuminated signs.

This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  24 Acme No.1 (early, BC only) [Crystal above dial]   BBC stamp only. There is also a variant where the crystal is mounted below the tuni... 
GB  24 Acme No.1 (late, BC&LW)   BBC stamp only; connection for Long Wave. 
GB  24 Acme No.1 (early, BC only) [Crystal below tuning knob]   BBC stamp only. There is also a variant where the crystal is mounted above the dial. 
GB  23 Acme Three-Valve Amplifier R_England  Acme Production Company Three-Valve LF Amplifier (audio)    

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

January 27, 1927 The Wireless World and Radio Review page xiitbn_gb_acme_production_jan._27_1923_wireless_world_p12.jpg

  
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