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Philips Electrical (Ireland) Ltd.; Dublin

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Name: Philips Electrical (Ireland) Ltd.; Dublin    (IRL)  
Abbreviation: philips
Products: Model types

Philips Electrical (Ireland) Ltd.; Dublin, Ireland

Models from the Irish commercial organisation carry the letters IF in the model number.

The origin letters as used in front of the serial number and on separate chassis labels to indicate the Dublin factory, are PE.

Founded: 1930
There is a certificate for the 25th anniversary in 1955 of Philips in Ireland. See picture.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
IRL  55 BIF 370 ECH81  The EBF80 (Noval) Socket has a Rimlock collar! 
IRL  50 BIF503A ECH42  The BIF503A is a B for Table Radio and IF (not 1F) for Ireland. We have to be careful not ... 
IRL  58 BIF 571A EF80   
IRL  54 FIF-640A ECH41   
IRL  53 BIF-460A ECH41  Case is painted Bakelite to look like wood. Same chassis as in R/P-console FIF-640A. 
IRL  60 All Transistor L3IF93T OC170   
IRL  57 B6IF73A (B61F73A) ECC85   
IRL  53 BIF493AM ECH42  With magic eye (type unknown). 
IRL  57 B5IF72A ECH81   
IRL  57 LIF 277B DK96  May be similar to UK Philips L2G77B 
IRL  57 FIF 660A ECC85   
IRL  57 FIF 770A ECC85   


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

Certificate on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Philips in Ireland (1955). Courtesy Hurdy-Gurdy Museum.tbn_irl_philips_silverjubilee.jpg