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History of the manufacturer  

Columbus & Courtenay; (where?)

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Name: Columbus & Courtenay; (where?)    (NZ)  
Abbreviation: columbus
Products: Model types

Courtenay branded radios were produced by: W. Marks Ltd (1931~1934) Radio Corporation of New Zealand Ltd (1934~1935).
Radios with Columbus and Courtenay Brand are from 1935 till 1960, made by RCA New Zealand (1935 - 1956) also Columbus or Courtenay only models.


This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
NZ  50 Columbus 402 [402Z] 1T4  Portable AC or battery powered receiver. Cabinet is made from wood and vinyl ... 
NZ  39 95 6B8   
NZ  48 Columbus MC7 6K7  Car radio with vibrator power supply in a separate cabinet. Available in 6 or 12 vol... 
NZ  50 Columbus Balfour   Dual Wave Radiogram available with automatic record changer for £89/10/- or sing... 
NZ  47 Columbus 53S    
NZ  49 Oxford 34   Dual Wave and incorporates "Magic Eye" tuning indicator and 15.5" elliptical speaker. 
NZ  38/39 Courtenay 35 6A7  Also availabe as a Columbus Console model. 
NZ  42 Columbus 90 6K7  7 Valve, 5 band receiver. Can be modified to work on DC power. Product of Radio Corpora... 
NZ  38 Columbus 94 (Chest design) 6K8G  There is also a Courtenay model 94 with an art deco aero design, and a Courtenay model ... 
NZ  38 Courtenay 94 (Aero design) 6K8G  There is also a Columbus model 94 with a standard chest design, and a Courtenay model 9... 
NZ  45 Courtenay 45A   60 W power consumption. Made in New Zealand. 
NZ  38 Columbus 78 6N5