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Philco (Great Britain) Ltd.,
92 New Cavendish Street, London, W.1 [1949]

1936 - 1939

YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
?1939? Tel1 T 7" 16   Vision-only
£25-4-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
?1939? Tel2 C 12" 22    
£47-5-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x

1946-1949

Picture of unusual table model BT1410 [6K]
A1707 BT1410
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
<=Nov46 A1707 C 12" Mazda
CRM121
  1ch
T.R.F.
(Upper sideband)
C.R.T. mounted on a lid which folded back into cabinet when not in use. Shown at the 1947 Radiolympia.
£116-6-8 £95-0-0
£21-6-8
<=Sep48 A1708 9" Mazda
CRM91 or CRM92
Shown at the 1947 Radiolympia.
£90-0-2 £73-10-0
£16-10-2
<=Sep48 T101 C        
£76-10-9 £62-10-0
£14-0-9
~Nov49¹ BT1410 T 9" 14 Ch.1 or Ch.4
S/Het
 
£63-0-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
~Nov49¹ BT1840 C+D 12" 14 S/Het 3-band radio
£113-17-9 £x-x-x
£x-x-x

Not 1 : First shown at the 1949 Radiolympia

1950 - 1954

On the 8th of June 1950 an agreement was made between Philco Corporation of Philadelphia and Thorn Electrical Industries resulting in close technical and manufacturing co-operation between the two companies. As part of this agreement Thorn were to manufacture radios and televisions marketed in the UK by Philco (Great Britain) Ltd. Link to press announcement [32K].

Picture of table model A1717 [5K] Picture of table model A1467 [6K] picture of table model BT1752 [7K] Picture of table model A1767 [6K]
A1717 A1467 BT1752 A1767
Picture of console model BT1752C [5K] Picture of A1747 console with doors [8K] Picture of A1787 console with concealed radio [6K]
BT1752C BT1753C A1747 A1777 A1787
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
<=Oct51 BC1412 C 12"
Mullard
MW31-16
18 S/Het Push-pull audio output.
£88-4-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
<=Oct51 BT1551 T 16 AC/DC
£71-8-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
<=Oct51 BC1651 C        
£130-0-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
? A1747 C+D 17" Rec,Al   5ch AC/DC
£108-3-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Nov52 BT1752 T 17" Rect. 14 5ch AC/DC
£96-12-0 £66-13-3
£29-18-9
BT1752C C
£109-4-0 £75-7-2
£33-16-10
<=Jun53 BT1753 T 17" 14 5ch
S/Het
AC/DC
£86-2-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
BT1753C C
£100-16-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
? A1787 C 17" Rec,Al (+5 radio) 12ch AC
£111-6-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Aug54 A1777 C 17" Rec,Al 15 (+5 radio) 5ch AC. Includes radio which drives a seperate speaker (!)
£105-0-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
? A1767 T 17" Rec,Al   12ch AC/DC
£84-0-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
? A1467 T 14" Rec,Al   12ch AC/DC £70 7s (Tax?)
? A1457 T 14"   5ch   £65 2s (Tax?)

1955 - Onwards

Picture of table model A1800 [7K] Picture of table model A1961 [7K] Picture of model A1964 [5K]
A1800 A1961 A1964
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
May55 A1497 T 14"
C14FM
  12ch  
£x-x-x £50-2-0
£x-x-x
Jun55 A1800 T 17"
C17FM
£x-x-x £61-6-3
£x-x-x
Oct55 A1810 C+D
£x-x-x £81-10-1
£x-x-x
Oct56 A1961 Consolette 17"
MW43-69
18 12ch Incl. FM radio. Provision for fitment of the "Philcomatic" remote control unit.
£x-x-x £69-10-9
£x-x-x
Nov56 A2161 Consolette 21"
MW53-20
£x-x-x £96-9-2
£x-x-x
May57 A1968 T 17"
MW43-69
£x-x-x £59-1-5
£x-x-x
~Jul58 A1963 Consolette 17" 18   Optional "Philcomatic" remote control (£6-16-6). Removable legs.
£82-19-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
A1964 As A1963 but without FM radio.
£78-15-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Aug58 1000
"Slender
Seventeener"
Trans. 17"
MW43-80
15 13ch Direct sync - in a portable !?
ERT #1193 22Aug59
£68-5-0 £48-12-0
£19-13-0
Apr59 1010
"Slender
Seventeener II"
T 17"
AW43-88
15 13ch Only difference between the two models is the cabinet.
£x-x-x £49-9-7
£x-x-x
Aug59 1020
Sep59 1019 T 17"
AW43-88
14 13ch  
£60-18-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
1021
"Telerama"
21"
AW53-88
£80-17-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Click for larger view [108K] Click for larger view [92K] Click for larger view [122K] Click for larger view [99K]
BT1410
Advert from January 1950
Link to larger view [108K]
BT1753
Advert from June 1953
Link to larger view [92K]
1953 Range
Advert from September 1953
Link to larger view [122K]
"Philcomatic"
Advert from December 1956
Link to larger view [99K]

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