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Canadian General Electric (Canada) (C.G.E. or CGE); Toronto, ON

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Name: Canadian General Electric (Canada) (C.G.E. or CGE); Toronto, ON    (CDN)  
Abbreviation: canadian-g
Products: Model types Others Tube manufacturer Brand
Summary:

Canadian General Electric Co. Limited (C.G.E.)
Toronto, Ontario

The "Mallory Yaxley Radio Service Encyclopaedia Canadian Volume" has published cross references for RCA Victor models.

A wide range of radio tubes were made for CGE by the Radio Valve Company Ltd from 1927 and well beyond World War Two. Some just carried the CGE brand and some with "Made in Canada for CGE".

Founded: 1892
History:

1892 - 1900 Canadian General Electric Company Limited becomes incorporated in Canada through a merger of Edison Light Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Light Company of Canada. Manufacturing facilities in Peterborough, Ontario are already in operation. Generators, transformers, motors, wire and cable, and lamps are being manufactured by 500 employees. 1900 - 1950 Acquired Sunbeam Lamp Company of Toronto (1911) Montreal Lamp plant established (1912) Vacuum Tube operations begin in Toronto (1921) Canadian Edison Appliance Company established (1922) Small appliances plant opened at Barrie, Ontario (1945) Plastics plant opened at Cobourg, Ontario (1946) Lighting plant opened at Oakville, Ontario (1946) Metres plant in Quebec City opens (1947)

This manufacturer was suggested by Vitor Oliveira.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
CDN  68 Radio Flashlight - Squeeze Light 2SA322  Taschenlampe mit Radio; Die Bezeichnung >J-3500 Lautsprecher 8 Ohm / 0.1 W. Akkuzell... 
CDN  28/29 Radiola 18 UX226   
CDN  28/29 Radiola 51 UX226   
CDN  29/30 Radiola 33 UX226   
CDN  27–29 Radiola 16    
CDN  25/26 Radiola 20 UX199   
CDN  29/30 Radiola 21 UX222   
CDN  29/30 Radiola 22 UX222   
CDN  28/29 Radiola 60 UY227   
CDN  28/29 Radiola 62 UY227   
CDN  29/30 Radiola 44 UY224   
CDN  29/30 Radiola 46 UY224   

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

tbn_cnd_canadian_general_electric_1924.jpg
tbn_cdn_ge_radiola_brochure.jpg
tbn_cdn_ge_tungar_brochure.jpg
CGE - MWT co ad c. 1925tbn_cge_mwt_co_canada.png
Two unsourced CGE adverts c. 1925tbn_cge_x_2_adverts_c.png
CGE advert c. 1943tbn_cge_ad_c._1943.png
CGE building, date unknowntbn_cge_building_date_unknown.jpg
CGE catalog 1919tbn_cge_catalog_1919.jpg
CGE company building plaquetbn_cge_company_building.jpg
CGE factory 1923tbn_cge_factory_1923.jpg
Canadian General Electric Company logotbn_canadian_general_electric_company_logo.png
GE, Peterborough, Canadatbn_ge_peterborough_toronto_canada.jpg

  
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