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History of the manufacturer  

Collins & John Ltd., Birmingham (see also Collins W.H.)

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Name: Collins & John Ltd., Birmingham (see also Collins W.H.)    (GB)  
Abbreviation: collins

Collins & John Ltd., 9, 10 Tenby Street, Birmingham; London Office: 52 Hatton Garden, London, EC1.


This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  23 Amplex Model A   BBC/PMG stamp, GPO No.4545. 
GB  23 Amplex B    
GB  23 Amplex C    
GB  24 Amplex 5XX   for LW (5XX Daventry); 
GB  23 Apollo Cabinet Crystal Set No.5   No BBC stamp, no GPO Nr. 
GB  25 Amplex    BBC stamp "Entirely British Manufacture" 
GB  25 Amplex 1-valve   Open Panel 1926 Price: 3.63 GBP for receiver only 
GB  25 Amplex Reinartz   Open Panel 1926 Price: receiver only 4.75 GBP. 
GB  25 Amplex A.V.   Enclosed Cabinet in oak or mahogany. 1926 price: 3.75 GBP for set only. 
GB  25 Amplex Roll Top   "Roll top in real oak or mahogany" 1926 price: 6.15 GBP