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Briton Electrical & Radio Pty. Ltd . Sydney

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Name: Briton Electrical & Radio Pty. Ltd . Sydney    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: briton
Products: Model types

Briton Electrical & Radio Pty. Ltd . Sydney Briton Electrical & Radio Co. was founded by John Noel Briton in 1934. The company was registered by 1936. In 1938 the firm manufactured some sets similar to the Philips "Theatrette" radios using chassisless construction. By 1940, if not earlier, Briton sets were manufactured by Philips. J. N. Briton became HMV's factory manager about 1939. The Briton brand was not used after 1940.

Founded: 1934
Closed: 1940
Production: 1934 - 1939

This manufacturer was suggested by Peter Hughes.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  39 Devon 34 KK2  Farm radio. Vibrator for +B. 
AUS  39 B352 EK2G   
AUS  39 B540 KK2  Farm radio. Power supply unit: B30. 
AUS  39 Power Supply B30   Power converter to supply voltages from built in storage battery. For use with Briton mode... 
AUS  39 B440 KK2  Farm radio. Power supply unit: B30. 
AUS  39 B452 6U7G   
AUS  37 12 [6 tubes] CF2  Not to be confused with earlier model 12 which was 5 valve BC only. 
AUS  36 6 KF3   
AUS  39 33 27A EK2   
AUS  35 6MD EK1   
AUS  37 18 KF3   
AUS  37 19 EF5   


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

Advertisement in "Radio Retailer of Australia", November 22nd, 1935, showing the chassis of models 6CDM and 4CD. Stuart Irwin has sent it to me.tbn_briton_electrical_6cdm_and_4cd.jpg