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Canadian General Electric (Canada) (C.G.E. or CGE)

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

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

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

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  55 C514 12AU6  The Canadian General Electric model C514 is a 5-tube AC powered clock radio. 
CDN  55 C512 12AU6  The Canadian General Electric model C512 is a 5-tube AC powered clock radio. 
CDN  57 676 [Late] or  The Canadian General Electric model 676 is a pocket transistor radio. Uses one Eveready 23... 
CDN  55 C418 12AU6  The Canadian General Electric model C418 is a 4-tube table radio for standard broadcast re... 
CDN  57 C646 1R5  The Canadian General Electric model C646 is a 4-tube line powered clock radio with battery... 
CDN  63 35R36   The Canadian General Electric model 35R36 is a 5-transistor clock radio for standard broad... 
CDN  63 14R31 12AU6  The Canadian General Electric model 14R31 is a 4-tube radio for standard broadcast recepti... 
CDN  60 CP805A 2N194  The Canadian General Electric model CP805A is a 5-transistor radio for standard broadcast ... 
CDN  52 C710   The Canadian General Electric model C710 is a 6-tube AM radio console with built in 3-spee... 
CDN  52 C-709   The Canadian General Electric model C-709 is an 8-tube AM/FM console with built in 3 speed... 
CDN  54 C626 1R5  The Canadian General Electric model C626 is a 4-tube line or battery powered portable radi... 
CDN  56 C409A 12BA6  The Canadian General Electric model C409A is a 6-tube table radio for broadcast reception.... 

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