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Midgley Leighton

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1931 Albert Henry Midgley developed an electric organ which was patented in June 1931, and manufactured by Midgley Leighton Ltd until taken over by a new company formed by the Walker brothers and Albert called the Electrophonic Organ Co Ltd.

Midgley turned his attention to improving radio receivers. He also worked on an amplifier and loudspeakers which he sold as a high quality radio gramophone. This was also manfactured by Midgley Leighton Ltd

1933 Midgley Leighton Ltd changed its name to Midgley Harmer Ltd.

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