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Dansette Products Ltd.; London

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Name: Dansette Products Ltd.; London    (GB)  
Abbreviation: dansette
Products: Model types

Dansette Products Ltd., London EC 1, 112 - 116 Old Street;
This company started trading under the name J&A Margolin Ltd. in 1934 building record players. In 1952 they became known as Dansette Products Ltd. In the late 1950s they started building transistor radios as well. They ceased trading during the 1970s.

This brand is famed for its record players, particularly those made during the 1960s which are valuable collectibles now. They built a small range of transistor radios from the late 1950s to the late 1960s.

Founded: 1952

This manufacturer was suggested by Howard Craven.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  62 Popular UL84   
GB  62 RT77 AF117  Same circuit as model RT66. 
GB  63 Dorchester AF117  Battery PP9. 
GB  61 RT222 OC44  Released March 1961 at £12 0s 7d + purchase tax. 
GB  63 Gem OC44 
GB  60 Diplomat OC78D  Battery powered 3 transistor record player. 
GB  60 RT60 OC44 
GB  61 TRG45 OC44  Portable battery powered 45rpm record player with MW/LW radio. 
GB  62 Princess TRG75 AF117  Portable radiogram. 2 speed (33 & 45 rpm) player. Fitted with 2 sockets for car aerial & e... 
GB  62 Conquest Auto ECL82  Record changer with built-in amplifier. 
GB  59 RT111 OC44  Battery 9V PP7. 
GB  63 Consort ECC83  Open reel tape recorder, single speed. During record the EL84 (playback Audio outpu... 


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

J & A Margolin advert for Dansette products in the June 1960 edition of "Motor Sport" magazine. Ebay November 2013 item 251379944476 seller danieltevans.tbn_img_20131114_213128_1416091742.jpg