COMPANION ASCOT 'CABINET OPTION'

Manufactured for Johns Ltd by Wellmade Ltd in 1936, production ran for 2 years.

The main console cabinet option for the 1936-37 range.

Sets available in the Ascot cabinet, according to the Johns catalogue:

Companion 55 Dual Wave (5-valve AC or DC)
Companion 65 Broadcast (6-valve AC or DC)
Companion 65 All-Wave (6-valve AC or DC)

Companion De-Luxe (6-valve Battery All-Wave)
Companion Motex (5-valve Battery All-Wave)

Valves - Lineup not currently known

General Construction Notes for Wellmade Ltd: Radios made for Johns in the 30's were often available in AC, DC or Battery. DC, because large tracts of Auckland (where Johns and Wellmade were situated) were powered from DC plants.