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Pinkerton Electric Equipment Co.; New York City

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Name: Pinkerton Electric Equipment Co.; New York City    (USA)  
Abbreviation: pinkerton
Products: Model types

In the November 1924 edition of The Radio Trade Directory on page 73, under the heading, manufacturers of crystal sets, the Pinkerton Electric Equipment Company was located at 1834 Broadway in New York City, New York.

Trade Name: Pink-A-Tone

Production: 1922 -
In October 1924 the company changed its name to Pinkerton Radio Corporation. From Radio World, 10/4/24 p.21: Pinkerton Radio Corp., NYC, $5000 capital, incorporated by T.N. Pinkerton, M. Hallamm, P. Murray.

This manufacturer was suggested by Alan Larsen.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  25 5-Tube Receiving Set UV201A  Pinkerton Five-Tube Three-Dial Receiver. 
USA  23 5-Tube Portable Type F UV199  Pinkerton Electric Equipment Company Pink-A-Tone 5-Tube TRF Portable Radio. This interesti... 
USA  25 2-Tube Receiving Set   Pinkerton Two-Tube Receiver. 
USA  22 Pink-A-Tone Crystal Receiver Detector of the Air   Pinkerton Electric Equipment Company Pink-A-Tone Detector of the Air crystal set mounted i... 
USA  24 Super-Heterodyne   Pinkerton 7 tube super-heterodyne 150KC advertised Oct 1924 Popular Radio.  Ad copy s... 


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

February 1922 Radio News advertisement page 760 announcing Pinkerton entering the radio field.tbn_usa_pinkerton-1.jpg
April 1924, Radio News magazine advertisement page 1512tbn_usa_pinkertonelectric_radionews_april_1924_page_1512.jpg
October 1922, Experimenter's World magazine advertisement page 85tbn_usa_pinkerton_oct.1922_experimenter_s_world_page_85.jpg
Proceedings for the IEEE Vol. 9-10 List of Trademarks on page 506tbn_usa_pinkerton_trade_mark_ieee_proceedings_vol._9_10_page_506.jpg
January 1923 Radio News magazine advertisement on page 1428. The National Service Company was the General Sales Agent for the Pinkerton Electric Equipment Company.tbn_usa_national_service_pinkerton_radio_news_jan_1923_page_1428.jpg


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