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History of the manufacturer  

Crusader, Sunlight Lamp Co. / Electric Co.; Newton Falls, OH - Irvington, NJ

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Name: Crusader, Sunlight Lamp Co. / Electric Co.; Newton Falls, OH - Irvington, NJ    (USA)  
Abbreviation: crusader
Products: Tube manufacturer

Sunlight Electric Company
Warren, Ohio

Sunlight Lamp Company
Newton Falls, Ohio (1923)
Irvington, New Jersey (1930)

Tube brand: Crusader

The Sunlight Lamp Company is listed on page 354 of Tyne's "Saga of the Vacuum Tube". They are also listed on page 170 of the Radio Trades Directory, 1925 as being at the Newton Falls adress.


The Sunlight Lamp Company, which has been operating in Warren, Ohio, under the name of the Sunlight Electric Company, has moved to Newton Falls, Ohio, having acquired the building formerly occupied by the Newton Manufacturing Company. [Electrical World, 1923]

In 1929, H. T. Wakefield is reported to be the owner of the Wakefield Mfg. Co and the Sunlight Lamp Company.

This manufacturer was suggested by Fin Stewart.


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

Sunlight Crusader brochure 1929tbn_sunlight_crusader_brochure_1929.png
Picture from The Talking Machine World, October 1927, page 59.tbn_crusader_description.jpg