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RCA Victor Radio S.A., São Paulo

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Name: RCA Victor Radio S.A., São Paulo    (BR)  
Abbreviation: rca
Products: Model types Others Tube manufacturer
Summary:

RCA Victor Radio S.A.
Avenida Engenheiro Billings 2229, São Paulo
Avenida Imparanga 1097, São Paulo

Factory: Avenida General Dave Sarnoff, Contagem, Minas Gerais

RCA also sold records under the label "A Voz do Dono" (His Master's Voice).

History:

Until the 1990s, Brazil had strong restrictions on imported products and, as the internal market has always been significant, large business groups settled in the country. RCA was no exception and in 1957 they opened a plant for vacuum tube production installed in the state of Minas Gerais.

It was the second in the country; since 1955 the tube factory of Ibrape (Philips group) was in operation. Both companies also produced TV picture tubes.

This manufacturer was suggested by Vitor Oliveira.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
BR  58 B 532A 6BE6  This model has an input for phono. 
BR  59 BR 353 6BE6   
BR  55 B-531 6BE6   
BR  58 B-9V5 6BA6  The model number may be only a partial model number since the label in the radio is par... 
BR  55 Radiola BRX-153 12BE6   
BR  47 Radiola E105A Ch= RC594C 12SA7  Model Radiola E105A was manufactured for RCA Victor Radio S/A  (Rio de Janeiro / B... 
BR  58 Radiola BRX-151 12BE6   
BR  52 Radiola BR252 12BE6   
BR  50 B535    
BR  48 BX511 12BE6  The RCA model BX511 uses tubes from 1946. 
BR  50 65X 12BE6   
BR  46 Tatu 66X1 6BE6   

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

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Advertising of RCA tubes made in Brazil (60s)tbn_rca_tubes.jpg
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