The 'Stella' brandname was introduced in around 1935.
Stella was manufactured by Radio Corporation of New Zealand Ltd, they were distributed by Cory-Wright & Salmon Ltd. Currently there are 11 documented models.
Some later models after the 37 clearout at RCNZ made by C&B
Also seen, advertising saying "Stella Radio - A Star for Every Station"
|1935||Stella model 15||5||Broadcast|
|1935||Stella 5D||5||Dual Wave|
|1936||Stella model 18||6 + eye||Dual Wave|
|1936||Stella model 21||6||Dual Wave|
|1937||Stella model 24 'Argo'||5 + eye||Broadcast|
|1937||Stella model 25 'Argo'||5 (+ eye on some)||Dual Wave|
|1937||Stella model 38 'Aquila'||6 + eye||All Wave|
|1938||Stella 6CV 'Portable'||6||Dual Wave|
|1938ish||Stella S8 'Polaris'||7 + magic eye||All Wave|
|1940ish||Stella S3||6 + magic eye||Dual Wave|