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The Wireless Shop, A.J. Edgcomb; Los Angeles

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Name: The Wireless Shop, A.J. Edgcomb; Los Angeles    (USA)  
Abbreviation: thewireles
Products: Model types
Summary:

The Wireless Shop, A.J. Edgcomb; 511 West Washington Street, Los Angeles, CA. By November 1921 the company had moved to 1262 West Second Street (half of it was used by the owner Fritz Falck who owned Advance Electric. The retail showroom was in February 1924 at 698 S. Alvarado and in October 1924 at 150 Glendale Blvd.

Founded: 1910
History:
A.J. Edgcomb, The Wireless Shop; Los Angeles, CA: Probably the first lasting radio maker in California. The company advertised extensively their line of variable condensers in Radio News magazine in the late 1920's. See also Edgcomb-Pyle Wireless Mfg. Company.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  22/23 Tuner Type 2 VCT   The Wireless Shop Type 2 VCT Tuner was a multi-circuit tuner covering wavelengths of 150-6... 
USA  22/23 Two Step RF Amplifier UV201  The Wireless Shop 2-Stage RF Amplifier was described in the November 1922 issue of Radio J... 
USA  21 Short Wave Regenerative Set   The Wireless Shop Shortwave Regenerative Set was advertised for $40 complete with wooden c... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner 651-N   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 651-N was designed for the amateur who desired t... 
USA  22/23 Detector and Two Step Amplifier   The Wireless Shop Detector/2-Stage Audio Amplifier was described in the December 22/Januar... 
USA  21 Stand alone Crystal Detector No. 219-A   This detector stand is similar the the Wireless Shop 219 detector stand but is offered to ... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner No. 751-N Navy Type   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 751-N Navy Type. This coupler or receiving trans... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner No. 551-N   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 551-N. This little coupler or receiving transfor... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner No. 601-N   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 601-N is similar in every respect to the No. 551... 
USA  22/23 Radio Receiver Type 125 UV201  The Wireless Shop Type 125 radio was a five tube TRF receiver. It was introduced in late 1... 
USA  25 Perflex [newer 145$]   Two controls. One-stage tuned radio frequency, detector and two-stages of audio frequen... 
USA  23 Perflex Type 3111 [new] UV201A  In August 1923 issue of Radio Journal The Wireless Shop came out with an upgraded version ... 

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The Wireless Shop moves to larger quarters in October 1921
Alan Larsen
27.Jan.13
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In a Radio for November 1921 magazine advertisement on page 130, A. J. Edcomb's The Wireless Shop announced their move to larger quarters to satisfy the ever growing demand for their new products. By about the 10th of October 1921, the company was going to be moved into their new location at 1262 West Second Street in Los Angeles, California from their previous location at 511 West Washington Street in Los Angeles.

This is the advertisement announcing the companies move.

Below is the companies previous months advertisement in the October 1921 Pacific Radio News magazine on page 41. This was the last issue of the Pacific Radio News magazine. Starting with the November 1921 issue the name was changed to just Radio.

October 1921 Pacific Radio News advertisement page 41

 

 
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