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Philmore Mfg. Co. - Ajax Products Co.; New York, NY

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Name: Philmore Mfg. Co. - Ajax Products Co.; New York, NY    (USA)  
Brand:
Kompakt || Little Wonder
Abbreviation: philmore
Products: Model types Brand
Summary:

Ajax Products Company
(1921)

Philmore Manufacturing Company
105 Chambers Street in New York City, New York (1925)

Philmore Mfg. Co.
113 - 115 University Place, New York City, NY

Philmore Manufacturing Co., Inc.
130-01 Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill 18, New York (1950s)

Trade names: Ajax, Blackbird, Blue Bird, Kompakt, Little Wonder, Philmore, Supertone

In the November 1925 edition of The Radio Trade Directory on page 120, under the listing for manufacturers of crystal sets, the Philmore Manufacturing Company was located at 105 Chambers Street in New York City, New York.

Philmore Mfg. Co., Inc of the 1950s might or might not be the same company.

Philmore radio tubes were also made. Types 124 and 201A located.

History:

Formed in 1921 as the Ajax Products Company and incorporated under the Philmore name in 1925.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  60 CR-5AC [kit] 6BE6  Price does not include cabinet. 
USA  60 TR44    
USA  60 202 12SA7GT   
USA  60 201 12SA7GT   
USA  55 Super Radio Crystal Set 7001 [Updated from earlier models]   Bakelite case with black cardboard base and Fahnestock clips often used on later vers... 
USA  56/57 TR-201   This two transistor portable radio kit features a large 6.25 inch ferrite core antenna ... 
USA  57–59 TR-22   This two transistor portable radio kit features a large 6.25 inch ferrite core antenna ... 
USA  27 Double Phone Plug [Phone Plug]   Philmore double phone plug.       
USA  48 100-1 12SA7  Built-in loop antenna. 
USA  70 PM-X34    
USA  60 Supertone - Radio Kit    
USA  60 Crystal Microphone MC40   Made in Japan. 

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