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Healing, A.G., Ltd.; Melbourne

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Name: Healing, A.G., Ltd.; Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: healing
Products: Model types Others
Summary:

A.G. Healing Ltd Melbourne manufactured radios, television sets and other electrical appliances. They also imported Atwater Kent receivers for a while.

Founded: 1907
Closed: 1975
Production: 1922 - 1975
History:
Alfred George Healing started manufacturing bicycles in Bridge Road Richmond, Melbourne in 1907. Radio manufacture started in 1922 and the "Golden Voice" brand was introduced in 1925. At this time Healing were the importers and distributors of Atwater Kent receivers, which ceased in 1930 with the increase in import tariffs. During the 1930s and 1940s at least, the factory address was 167-173 Franklin St. Melbourne.
During World War Two Healing produced equipment for the armed forces, including radar equipment. In 1956 they started the manufacture of television sets. In 1959 the electronics division became part of Rank Industries but continued manufacturing consumer electronics. The Healing brand is still in use.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  64–66 Golden Voice Floating Sound 925FSG 6BE6  Stereo radiogram with 4-speed record changer. Same chassis is used in 3 in 1 TV/Radio/G... 
AUS  74/75 Como 20 12602 Ch= Decca 33 Series PCL82  Como 20 is a 20" colour television with a imported Decca 33 Series hybrid chassis. Heal... 
AUS  74–76 Croydon 22 12069 Ch= C211 (EMI) A56-140X  Croydon 22 is a 22" Lowboy CTV using a HMV C211 chassis. Has 6 I.C.'s, 60 tra... 
AUS  74/75 Chiltern 22 12603 Ch= Decca 33 Series PCL82  Chiltern 22 is a 22" colour television with a imported Decca 33 Series hybrid chassis... 
AUS  70–75 Golden Voice 500T TT1002  Mains powered solid-state mantel radio in a timbertone finish. 
AUS  66–69 Carousel 527S 6BE6  Stereo radiogram with 4-speed record changer. Cabinet finishes available in Maple Walnu... 
AUS  78/79 P3051 310GNB4  Portable mains or battery powered B/W TV. 30cm, 90° CRT type 310GNB4 or 310GNB4A. Stand... 
AUS  71/72 Trio 728TT Ch= 728T SE1002  Radiogram with 4-speed Garrard record changer on a swivel base. Separate speaker enclosure... 
AUS  71/72 Modular 728TM Ch= 728T SE1002  Radiogram with 4-speed Garrard record changer in bookcase style cabinet. Right hand side s... 
AUS  71/72 Carousel 728TC Ch= 728T SE1002  Radiogram with 4-speed Garrard record changer. Cabinet finishes available in Teak, Oile... 
AUS  62 200G 6BM8  BSR Monarch record playing deck. Two-tone Blue/White case. 
AUS  65 Nevada 825-25CL Ch= 825 6GK5  This 25 inch B&W television tuned the 13 standard Australian TV channels. 

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

Advertisement from the Radio & Electrical Retailer, special issue, Australian Telecommunications at War, May 2, 1946. Healing manufactured Radar equipment during WW2.tbn_aus_healing_ad_1946.jpg
Advertisement from the "Adelaide Advertiser" June 1931.tbn_aus_healing_ad_adelaide_advertiser_june_1931.png
Advertisement from 1936 for Ken-Rad Valves.tbn_aus_healing_ad_ken_rad_valves_1936.jpg
From the “News” (SA), May 27, 1931.tbn_aus_healing_ad_sa_1931.jpg
Advertisement for Atwater Kent radios 1928. From the “News” (SA), April 23, 1928.tbn_aus_healing_1928_ad..jpg
From the “News” (SA), August 11, 1930.tbn_aus_healing_ad_1930.jpg
Advertisement for Healing radios in July, 1930. Possibly the first radios manufactured by Healing after the import tariffs stopped the import of Atwater Kent receivers in 1930. From the “News” (SA), July 23, 1930.tbn_aus_healing_ad_1930~~1.jpg
Advertisement describing Healing Model H radios in August 1931. From the “Northern Star” (NSW), August 7, 1931.tbn_aus_healing_h_desc_1931.jpg
From the “Radio & Electrical Retailer”, May 2, 1946.tbn_aus_healing_radio_ad_1946.jpg

  
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