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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 12:18:48 AM on 9 February 2020.
Tallar Carl's avatar
 Location: Latham, ACT
 Member since 21 February 2015
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Hi people.

A friend of mine is attempting to write a book on the history of Kriesler ( its not me ) . Could any of you please email me photos and info on any of your sets. Its a young man that really has his head screwed on properly and lives and breathes Kriesler.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 1:43:06 AM on 9 February 2020.
GTC's avatar
 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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Quite a few ex-Kriesler staff in the Sydney chapter of the HRSA. Suggest he contacts chapter president John McIlwaine to get the word out to those guys.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 9:43:37 AM on 9 February 2020.
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 Location: Belrose, NSW
 Member since 31 December 2015
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A quick synopsis:

The radio factory in Alice St. Newtown
The Salesman with his Magic Lantern
The Fire
The Insurance payout
The new factory in Cawarra Rd Caringbah (just in time for TV)
Philips buy-in
Keith Lord
Colour TV
The Demise


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 10:54:44 AM on 9 February 2020.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
 Member since 1 May 2016
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Hello Carl,
There is a guy called Juan D' Alton who has a youtube channel and in threads all over the net he mentions how he worked for Kriesler in the late 50s at the Newtown factory.
He is no spring chicken but is still alive and was a month ago.
You maybe able to contact him through his channel which is not Kriesler related, but he started work for Kriesler in 1958

Pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 10:22:42 PM on 9 February 2020.
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And, the ads with Mike Walsh? Oddly enough, I cannot find any on Youtube.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 1:11:30 AM on 10 February 2020.
Tallar Carl's avatar
 Location: Latham, ACT
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Vintage Pete do you have a link


 
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