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Benkson, Benkert Ltd., B.; Barking, Essex

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Name: Benkson, Benkert Ltd., B.; Barking, Essex    (GB)  
Abbreviation: benkson
Products: Model types

>Benkson<, Label of B. Benkert Ltd.; Ipsilon Estate, Thames Road, Barking, Essex (1970`s).

Brandname for (most japanese) consumer electronics for the british market like solid state radios, cassette players, reel tape recorders and TV sets known from the area of the 1960ies to 1980ies.


This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  60 6 Transistor 444   Made in Hong-Kong. 
GB  80 TR18   1 IC, switchable FM AFC, earphone jack and bulit-in telescopic antenna. 
GB  68 DELUXE-77 HR-407   Open reel tape recorder, has a line input socket and a remote control microphone with its ... 
GB  60 HIL-3   3" reel to reel tape recorder. 
GB  65 Six Transistor   Made in Hong Kong. 
GB  80 Portable Television PTV2   4,25 " b/w TV, GB standard UHF electronic tuner with 4 presets, earphone jack, ext. IEC an... 
GB  85 TR38   Benkson TR38; Silver colored case, tone control, AFC, earphone jack, telescopic antenna. 
GB  70 22   Benkson 22; Earphones jack, blue color known, wrist strap, made in Hong-Kong, sold in box... 
GB  70 Solid State 7 Benkson 77   Benkson 77 is very similar to Benkson 22. Earphones jack, wrist strap, made in Hong-Kong,... 
GB  80 Portable TV/Radio/Cassette Recorder Combination Unit PTV1   Benkson Portable Television PTV1; 5" b/w TV with GB standard CCIR I electronic... 
GB  64 68 HR-408A   Varies only in knob colour from the Homey HR 408A Visually identical (including kno... 
GB  62 Transistor 6   Made in Hong Kong.