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Gold Star Co., Ltd.; (LG Electronics), Seoul

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Name: Gold Star Co., Ltd.; (LG Electronics), Seoul    (ROK)  
Abbreviation: goldstar
Products: Model types Others

Goldstar Co., Ltd. (now LG electronics), Seoul.
Brand name: GoldStar
Some models are named to be "Lucky Goldstar" (LG).

LG Electronics; LG Twin Towers, 20 Yeouido-dong, Yeoungdeungpo-gu, Seoul (South Korea).

Founded: 1958
Production: 1959 -
1958 GoldStar (today's LG Electronics) established
1959 Korea's first radio produced
1962 Radio exported to the US and Hong Kong as Korea's first
1965 Korea's first refrigerator produced
1966 Korea's first black & white TV produced
1968 Korea's first air conditioner produced
1969 Korea's first washing machine produced
1974 GoldStar Communications went public
1977 Color TV produced
1978 Exports surpassed US$100 million as Korea's first in the electronics industry
1980 First EU sales subsidiary in Germany (LGEWG) established
1982 Color TV plant in Huntsville in the US established
1984 Sales surpassed US$1 trillion Won
1986 European-standard VCR plant in Germany established
1989 Sales subsidiary and a joint production subsidiary in Thailand established
1990 Ireland-based design technology center established
1993 With the establishment of Huizhou subsidiary in China(LGEHZ), marketing in China took full swing
1995 Company name changed to LG Electronics and the US-based Zenith acquired
1997 40-inch PDP TV and the world's first IC set for DTVs developed; India production subsidiary (LGEIL) established
1998 World's first 60-inch PDP TV developed
1999 LG.Philips LCD, a joint venture with Philips, established
2000 ILG Information & Communications merged
The world's first Internet-enabled refrigerator launched. Global sales of refrigerators reached the number one position
2001 Asynchronous IMT-2000 equipment commercialized; the world's first Internet- enabled washing machine, air conditioner, and microwave oven launched; LG.Philips Displays, a joint venture with Philips established
2002 Under the LG Holding Company system, the Company spun off to LG Electronics (LGE) and LG Electronics Investment (LGEI); the first home network system commercialized in the global market
2003 World's first synchronous-asynchronous IMT-2000 mobile phone developed; the world's first 76-inch PDP TV developed; CDMA mobile handsets took the largest share in the US & world CDMA market
2004 EVSB, the next-generation DTV transmission technology chosen to be the US/Canada DTV transmission standard by the US ATSC All-in-one LG 55" LCD TV, the world's first and largest among LCD TVs, commercialized The world's largest and first LG 71" plasma TV commercialized
The world's first terrestrial DMB phone developed

This manufacturer was suggested by Vitor Oliveira.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
ROK  90 TWC-7083   Stereo- Radio Rekorder, 2 Kassettenlaufwerke a) Record-play- deck, b) Cassette player, ... 
ROK  90 Stereo Turntable GSP-309   Speed: 33/45 rpm. 
ROK  07 Handy mit DVB-Tuner HB 620T   Nur UHF. Screen: 2 " TFT. 
ROK  08 Handy mit DVB-Tuner KB770   Nur UHF. Screen: 3 " TFT. 
ROK  ? CD/MP3/WMA Player Stereo Receiver LAC-M8410R   XDSS (extreme dynamic sound system) - SRC -RDS - Potenza d'uscita: 50 watt x 4 - impede... 
ROK  95 FM/MW/LW 3 Band Stereo Cassette Recorder TSR-512   Made in R.O. Korea 
ROK  86 Farbfernsehgerät CBS 6081 Ch= PC-04X 420GDB22-TC01  Gold Star Co, Ltd ; LG,  Modell CBS-6081, Color Television mit 42 cm Bildröhre... 
ROK  95 Oscilloscope OS-5020G    
ROK  62 HI-FI 8 Transistor TP-802    
ROK  05 Remote Control MKJ33981402   Remote Control for LG TV: 29FS2, 29FS4, 29FD6, 29FD1 /4, 29FA5, 29Q2, 29RL1. 
ROK  99/99 Dublette mit ID = 185732   Einfacher Frequenzzähler bis 100MHz. 
ROK  95 Remote Control HC2-5382   For Deck LG MDD72. 


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

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Thanks for Mr. János Romhányi, Hungary, Tápióság and Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány, First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation (