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MECO, Metropolitan Electric Co.; Des Moines, IA

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Name: MECO, Metropolitan Electric Co.; Des Moines, IA    (USA)  
Brand:
Meco
Abbreviation: meco
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Metropolitan Electric Co.
811 24th Street, Des Moins, Iowa (1925)

Trade name: MECO for radios and tubes.

Company listed on page 359 of Tyne's "Saga of the Vacuum Tube", page 170 of the August 1925 Radio Trade Directory and a picture of an M201A tube box is shown on page 58 of "Radio Tubes and Boxes of the 1920's" by George Fathauer.

Founded: 1925
History:


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  25 noname?    
USA  25 Meco 10   Two dials (primary tuning control knobs) 
USA  25 Meco 2   Two dials (primary tuning control knobs) 
USA  25 Meco 5   Two dials (primary tuning control knobs) 
USA  25 Meco 6   Two dials (primary tuning control knobs) 

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

April 25, 1925 Radio Digest magazine page 20tbn_usa_metropolitan_electric_apr._25_1925_radio_digest_20.jpg
January 31, 1925 Radio Digest magazine page 2tbn_usa_metropolitan_electric_jan._31_1925_radio_digest_20.jpg
Tuesday December 10th, 1925 The Des Moines Register Newspapertbn_usa_metropolitan_electric_meco_the_des_moines_register_tue_nov_10_1925.jpg

  
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