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ALCO Alconic International Ltd.; Hong Kong

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Name: ALCO Alconic International Ltd.; Hong Kong    (HK)  
Abbreviation: alco
Products: Model types

ALCO Alconic International, Ltd.
11/F. Zung Fu Industrial Building 1067 King´s Road, Quarry Bay HK, Hong Kong 

Manufacturer/exporter of portable audio with or without CD-Player, CD-Mini Systems, Karaoke & CD-ROM. Production: Almost 75 percent OEM order , balance under own brand names ALCO, VENTURER, Alconic.

 Other names of what is believed to be the same company as follows:

Alconic International Merchandise Ltd., Hong Kong (1977-1998)

Alco Electronics Enterprise Ltd., Hong Kong (successor to above 1993)


Founded: 1977

There is no information that indicates that any of the Hong Kong companies existed prior to 1977.  There is a USA company Alco Sales Co., Chicago, IL that existed as early as 1947.  This company imported a Tohphonic Intercom in 1962 that was made in Japan.  There also are other made in Japan Alco branded products from the 1950's to early 1960's that probably were imported by Alco Sales Co.

This manufacturer was suggested by Eckhard Wegner.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
HK  79 Venturer 3-Band Stereo-Radio-Cassette Recorder 3838   Venturer 3838 Stereo-Radio-Cassette-Recorder. Volume control for left and right channel, ... 
HK  77 Alconic 2462   Alconic 2462 Solid State MW/LW Electricity-Battery Portable Radio; 
HK  77 Alconic 449-16C   Alconic 449-16C; AFC, built mainly for UK market 
HK  77 Alconic Pocket Radio AM   controllo volume - maniglia di trasporto - uscita per cuffia. 


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

Source: Akai service manual.tbn_j_alco_akai_dvr3100ss_smanual_end.jpg


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