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HMV His Master's Voice of New Zealand (not Masters)

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Name: HMV His Master's Voice of New Zealand (not Masters)    (NZ)  
Abbreviation: hmv
Products: Model types

MODEL NUMBERING SYSTEM: Between 1945 and 1954 this gave the year of issue - first two numerals followed by the number of valves and sometimes letters as follows: A -distinguishes between two models having the same number of valves, AR - car radio,AW - all wave,CRG - radiogram with auto changer,D - dual wave,P - portable,RG - radio gram,RP - record player only,SB - bandspread on shortwave,T/RG - turntable with radiogram,

Production: 1940 - 1962

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
NZ  46 465 6K8G  Due to post war shortages, alternatives to the valves shown were also used for this model. 
NZ  49 Little Nipper 495BC 7S7  HIS MASTER'S VOICE  manufactured by HMV (New Zealand) Ltd. Model 495BC  ... 
NZ  66 16R4    
NZ  59 B594 UCH81   


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