There are two candidates for this brand. They were both located in Yorkshire and appeared one after the other, as well as using the same model numbering format, so it is almost certain that they are one and the same firm.
9-11 Southgate, Elland, Yorkshire
model TV1/12/C console was announced in September 1951 and seems to have been
bought out to coincide with the opening of the Holme Moss transmitter since
only a Holme Moss version of the set seems to have been available. At the time,
superhet designs were the norm, and 5 channel tunable sets had been around for
well over a year. However this is a TRF set which implies to me the set was
never intended to be marketted further afield.
|Sep 51||TV1/12/C||C||12"||11||1ch. TRF
Kirk 'O Shotts)
Note 1 : Price originally quoted in Wireless Trader magazine, April 1952, was in error.
Page Street Works, Page Street, Huddersfield, Yorks
Pennine produced several radios but were never one of the major players. Small advertisments for their radios appeared frequently over a long period of time, primarily in the back pages of the trade magazines.
However in 1951/2 they seem to have flirted with producing a two televisions, the 12-inch model TV1 initially available as a console set but later a table version was produced. For them, the above counts as a major advert ! However unlike their radio adverts the TV advert lasted only a few months after which, as far as I can tell, they abandoned the television market.
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