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History of the radio manufacturer Minerva Radio Co.(post WW2); New York (NY)

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Name: Minerva Radio Co.(post WW2); New York (NY)    (USA)    
Brand:
Portapal || Tropic-Master
 
Abbreviation: minerva  
Products: Model types  
Summary: Minerva Radio Corp. Of America, 238 William Street, New York (NY).
Trade names: Minerva, Portapal, Tropic-Master.

 
Founded: 1945
History:
Founded by Italian immigrants. No connection with the pre WW2 Minerva of Chicago!
 


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  47 Honeycomb 12SK7GT  Complete with built-in aerial. See also model 702-H. 
USA  46/47 Portabout   The Portabout is on the same advertisment of May 1946 like the models W710 and W711. 
USA  46/47 W711 12SK7  Large hand rubbed walnut cabinet. Variable range tone compensator. Similar to model W710 e... 
USA  46 702 CR 12SK7  Tuning 540 to 1640 kc. Built-in loop antenna, "acousti-grille" baffle. Two-color Catlin ca... 
USA  47 702-H 12SK7GT   
USA  47 702H-1 12SK7GT   
USA  46/47 L-728 14Q7  The Minerva L-728 is an AC-DC Superheterodyne - Self Contained Loop Antenna. The model W-7... 
USA  46/47 W-728 12SA7  The Minerva W-728 is an AC-DC Superheterodyne - Self Contained Loop Antenna. The model T-7... 
USA  46 W710A 12SK7  Sams photofact folder 465-25 date 10-46 features the Minerva models W710 and W710A as the ... 
USA  46/47 W710 12SK7  Sams photofact folder 465-25 date 10-46 features the Minerva models W710 and W710A as the ... 
USA  46 Tropic Master W117 early [50L6; 25Z6] 6SK7  "Portable" for mains only! (Truppenbetreuungsempfänger für die US Army und Navy, komplette... 
USA  50 W729 "Porta Pal" 1R5   

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Further details for this radio manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

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