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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 9:05:47 PM on 11 May 2017.
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I don't know the date this brochure was issued or the date the TV sets were manufactured. However I believe that A G Healing Ltd ceased all production in 1975. My guess is that the sets depicted would have been manufactured in the late 1960's or early 1970's. The sets do not appear to be colour TVs.

Healing Television And Radio
Healing Television And Radio
Healing Television And Radio
Healing Television And Radio


 
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I think these are from about 1970 or '71.

Yes definitely monochrome, Healing never made a colour set themselves, they teamed up with HMV in around 1975.

Healing then made B&W TVs for HMV (still all valves after HMV had been hybrid for years) while HMV was tooling up for colour.

They used AWV valves and CRTs, Astor tuners, point to point wiring. Circuit was basically unchanged in 10 years.

Their last B&W chassis was an obvious cost-reduction exercise and the construction looked "hurried". We certainly did more warranty service on those last sets that with the previous chassis. Large screen B&W TV sales vaporised in 1976 and the Healing plant shut down.

Healing colour sets were made by HMV.

The brochure doesn't show the entry-level 23" "Patio" model so '71 is about as late as it could be. The Patio model (introduced in 1971 I think) had a Marviplate cabinet, controls and speaker along the top edge above the tube and sold well.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 8:39:40 PM on 12 May 2017.
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Interesting piece of history. I guess those prices are with and without trade-in.


 
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