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* 1940 Acquired by [[Cinema-Television]] Ltd (part of '''Gaumont British'''<ref>The Times, 12 September 1946</ref>).  
 
* 1940 Acquired by [[Cinema-Television]] Ltd (part of '''Gaumont British'''<ref>The Times, 12 September 1946</ref>).  
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* 1949  [[Scophony]] Ltd became '''Scophony-Baird Ltd''', of Lancelot Road, Wembley, Middlesex.
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* 1952 In September, '''Scophony-Baird Ltd''' changed its name to [[Baird Television]] Ltd.
  
 
* 1953 Manufacturer of TV sets <ref>Choosing your Television Set. Published by Freelance in 1953.</ref>
 
* 1953 Manufacturer of TV sets <ref>Choosing your Television Set. Published by Freelance in 1953.</ref>

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of Wembley.

  • 1938 Cooperation with Gaumont-British to equip large theatres and cinemas[2].
  • 1939 9th OGM. Announced that from June they will undertake all manufacturing themselves and cease working with Bush Radio. J. L. Baird was then President of the company. [3]
  • 1949 Scophony Ltd became Scophony-Baird Ltd, of Lancelot Road, Wembley, Middlesex.
  • 1953 Manufacturer of TV sets [5]
  • 1960 Radio Rentals acquired the Baird Company. Radio Rentals changed the name of its manufacturing subsidiary in Bradford, Mains Radio Gramophone, to Baird Television, to emphasise its position in the manufacturing of televisions.[9].

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Monday, Oct 19, 1936
  2. The Times, 23 July 1938
  3. The Times, Monday, Apr 03, 1939
  4. The Times, 12 September 1946
  5. Choosing your Television Set. Published by Freelance in 1953.
  6. The Times, 22 February 1954
  7. The Times, 24 December 1954
  8. The Times, 21 September 1957
  9. The Times, 12 December 1960