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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  63 Philadelphia 605-23RG 6GK5  The Philadelphia 605-23RG TV is based on the Healing 601 series chassis. For all service d... 
AUS  63 Philadelphia 606-23RG 6GK5  This is a combined 23 inch B&W television receiver, AM radio and stereo record play... 
AUS  65 Courier 816 6GK5  This 16 inch B&W television receiver tuned the 13 standard Australian VHF channels. 
AUS  52 L404E 6BE6  The model L404E is identical to the model 404E except for the type of rectifier used. 
AUS  53 Windsor 504E 6BE6  Colours available in Rosewood, Ivory, Blue & Red. Price below for Rosewood only. Iv... 
AUS  36/36 46M 6A7  Based on the Healing type 46E chassis without the power switch & tone control. See sche... 
AUS  40–46 400E EK2G   
AUS  64 Miami 700-23TML Ch= 700 6ES8  This 23 inch B&W television receiver tuned the 13 standard Australian VHF channels. ... 
AUS  64 Waldorf 701-23TML Ch= 701 6ES8  This 23 inch B&W television receiver tuned the 13 standard Australian VHF channels. ... 
AUS  64 Florida 702-23SG Ch= 702 6ES8  This is a combined 23 inch B&W television receiver and stereo record player.  The... 
AUS  65 Caravan 819 6GK5  This 19 inch B&W television receiver tuned the 13 standard Australian VHF channels. 
AUS  50 Golden Voice 403E 6AN7  Healing (L)403E Golden Voice. Brown, green and white body colors known. This model is know... 

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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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