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Irish Electrical Co. Ltd., (IEC) Dundrum, Dublin

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Name: Irish Electrical Co. Ltd., (IEC) Dundrum, Dublin    (IRL)  
Abbreviation: irish-iec
Products: Model types
Summary:

Philips bought a controlling share in PYE in 1967 and later entirely purchased Pye. The IEC was created company to export radios from the Dundrum Pye plant. The Factory in Dundrum closed in late 1960s or early 1970. It was probably just a marketing brand of Pye (Ireland) Ltd.

Pye, Vidor, Murphy, Mallory (making Ever Ready Batteries) and others all set up in Ireland due to high tariffs on Imported Radios and Batteries probably dating from de Valera's 1933 to 1938 "Economic War" with UK.

Production: - 1960
History:
The "Irish Electric Company", IEC, was a brand of Pye (Ireland) who manufactured at Manor works in Dundrum, Dublin. Probably created after WW2 / 1945. The Cork City Gaol Museum lists the company and calls IEC "a subsidiary of Pye from England"

This manufacturer was suggested by Carlos Alves.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
IRL  65 Transistor AF114  The set originally had 2 telescopic aerials, one for SW and the other for FM. The s... 
IRL  55 519B   The Irish IEC made model 519B was fabricated in Manor Works, Dundrum, Dublin. This model i... 
IRL  59 534 UCH81  One Rectifier 

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