WELL-MAYDE SG42 'KIWI' (1932)

The Well-Mayde SG42 was manufactured for Johns Ltd by Wellmade Ltd in 1932.

The Kiwi, a 4-valve TRF radio produced in 1931 and 32

This set used a SG42 chassis (Screen Grid, 4-valve, 1932).  Photographed model has a replacement later model Courtenay speaker.

Valves (4): 35, 24A, 47, 80

Intermediate Frequency: TRF

Frequency Bands: 1

Chassis Notes(most schematics can be clicked to download a full size version)

1932 Well-Mayde SG42

Original Schematic

 

1932 Well-Mayde SG42

Schematic as-drawn from model during restoration.

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.