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Larsen’s Radio Service; Hamilton

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Name: Larsen’s Radio Service; Hamilton    (NZ)  
Abbreviation: larsen
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Summary:

Larsen’s Radio Service
19-20 Railway Buildings, Hamilton (1938-1945)
Hood Street, Hamilton (1945-     )

Larsen’s Radio Service offered radio servicing, public address amplifier construction, and installation and voice recordings from 1937 to 1945.

 

Founded: 1937
Production: 1937 -
History:

Larsen’s Radio Service was opened by Harold Arthur Larsen in October 1937. [1]

He offered radio repairs and reconditioned radios for sale.[2]

In 1938 he manufactured and installed public address amplifier systems. [3]

In early 1939 he opened a recording studio in which you could record your own voice. [4]

He moved to Hood Street, Hamilton in late 1945 and advertised post-war radios for sale which may have been manufactured by him. [5]

It is not known at present what happened to the business after 1945.

[1] Waikato Times 2 Oct 1937, Page 4.
[2] Waikato Times 8 Apr 1938, Page 5.
[3] Waikato Times 30 Sep 1938, Page 11.
[4] Waikato Times 20 Jan 1939, Page 10.
[5] Waikato Times 21 Nov 1945 Page 6.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.


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

[1] Waikato Times 2 Oct 1937, Page 4. Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_1_waikato_times_2_oct_1937_page_4.jpg
[2] Waikato Times 8 Apr 1938, Page 5. Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_2_waikato_times_8_apr_1938_page_5.jpg
[3] Waikato Times 30 Sep 1938, Page 11. Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_3_waikato_times_30_sep_1938_page_11.jpg
[4] Waikato Times 20 Jan 1939, Page 10. Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_4_waikato_times_20_jan_1939_page_10.jpg
[5] Waikato Times 21 Nov 1945 Page 6. Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_5_waikato_times_21_nov_1945_page_6.jpg
Waikato Times 21 Oct 1938, Page 5. Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_waikato_times_21_oct_1938_page_5.jpg
Waikato Times 22 Apr 1938, Page 3 Image sourced from the National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past.tbn_nz_larsen_waikato_times_22_apr_1938_page_3.jpg

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Description of Larsen’s business, June 1939.
Gary Cowans
05.Jan.22
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LARSEN’S RADIO SERVICE

EXPERT RADIO REPAIRS

The side-shows at the Waikato Winter Show are attracting crowds of merry people, young and old, who are in for the fun of the fair. The music of merry-go-rounds and the general noise of happy crowds makes speaking difficult to hear.
One enterprising side-show commissioned Larsen’s Radio Service to build a public address system, whereby the attractions of their entertainment could be explained without shouting to the crowds.

Larsen's Radio Service installs public address systems for every occasion, all outdoor sports, dances, parties. etc. Here, also, is where you can get a faithful reproduction of your voice, your favorite musical number, etc. Yes. the records are made by Mr. Larsen in his workshop in Railway Buildings and can be played over on your own gramophone - what better gift to a friend than your own recording.

Mr. Larsen is perhaps best known for his Radio Service. All makes of radios are faithfully and economically repaired or overhauled. If your set has lost its punch or does not seem to be playing to your satisfaction ring 3514 and Mr. Larsen will collect it, repair it and return it at very short notice. Only competent radiotricians are employed by this firm, and every job is guaranteed.

Don’t forget the name. Larsen’s Radio Service.

 Waikato Times 3 June 1939, Page 9.

 
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