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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
Summary:

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
History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Peter Hughes.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  35 6DWB KK2  Aero type dial, station & frequency calibrated. 
AUS  35 4CC AK1  Choice of several cabinet types. 
AUS  37 14   This model was designed for 32 volt farm lighting systems and uses a vibrator power supply. 
AUS  39/40 York 52 EK2G   
AUS  39/40 Cumberland 49 KK2  This model could be powered from a 6 volt accumulator by using a type B30 vibrator unit. 
AUS  39/40 Norfolk 40   This model could be powered from a 6 volt accumulator by using a vibrator unit. 
AUS  39/40 Cumberland 41    
AUS  39/40 York 40   This model could be powered from a 6 volt accumulator by using a type B30 vibrator unit. 
AUS  35/36 6CDM 6A8  The mixer for the Briton Electrical & Radio Pty. Ltd. radio model 6CDM from Sydney ... 
AUS  36 4AD EK2  The unknown valve is the tuning indicator. 
AUS  36 84 AK2  The unknown valve is the tuning indicator. 
AUS  36 94C AF3  The unknown valve is the tuning indicator. 

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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

  
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