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History of the manufacturer  

Kirkman Engineering Corp. (K-E); New York (NY)

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Name: Kirkman Engineering Corp. (K-E); New York (NY)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: kirkman
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Kirkman Engineering Corp. (K-E), 484-90 Broome Street, New York, N.Y. (1927).
Thomas W. Kirkman.

One horn speaker known. Active in the electrical trade (fuses, lightning arresters, etc). Patens relating to sound reproduction (see below).

Founded: 1912
Incorporated in 1914.
A patent for an automated stop for talking machines was applied for May 17, 1912 and granted Dec 28, 1915 [U.S. patent no. US1165679].
A patent for a fiber-needle cutter for phonograph needles was applied for Aug 19, 1913 and granted Dec 5, 1916 [U.S. patent no. US1207299].
A patent for improvements in governors of phonographs was applied for May 8, 1917 and granted Aug 14, 1917 [U.S. patent no. US1236449].
A patent for stamped sheet metal loudspeaker casings was applied for Jan 17, 1924 and granted Mar 23, 1926 [U.S. patent no. US1577580].

This manufacturer was suggested by Mark Hippenstiel.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  24 K-E Loud Speaker   The K-E Loud Speaker horn speaker