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British Tungsram Radio Works

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September 1933.
August 1937.
June 1960.
October 1961.

of West Road, Tottenham, London, N17.

1930 Tungsram Electric Lamps

1933 Private company established as British Tungsram Radio Works, a subsidiary of the United Incandescent Co of Budapest, which manufactured valves by importing and sealing parts made elsewhere.

WWII: started production of valve components that it could not purchase.

1952 Controlling interest acquired by Philips Electrical Ltd [1]. Mullard took over management of British Tungsram.

1961 Manufacturers of wireless and other valves, industrial and domestic lamps.

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