Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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1949. Model 353. Exhibit at Amberley Working Museum.
September 1953. Jimmy Noble.
September 1953. Disc Players.
September 1953. Disc Players.
September 1953. Multi 99 Radiogram.
September 1953. 17" Table TV.
1955. Model ARG79 Radiogram.
October 1961. Models 192, 191 and BT 17.
Exhibit at Coldharbour Mill
Exhibit at Coldharbour Mill (Detail)
Exhibit at the Washford Radio Museum.

of Eastern Avenue, Romford, Essex.

1924 Company founded.

1924 Private company.

1953 Manufacturer of TV sets [1]

1956 Acquired Argosy Radiovision.[2]

1961 Manufacturers of radio and television apparatus, gramophones, record players and tape recorders. 1,200 employees.[3]

1962 Lloyd's Packing Warehouses closed its Regentone subsidiary.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Choosing your Television Set. Published by Freelance in 1953.
  2. The Times, February 2, 1957
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Times, January 17, 1962