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History of the manufacturer  

Taybern Equipment Co.; New York City, NY

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Name: Taybern Equipment Co.; New York City, NY    (USA)  
Abbreviation: taybern
Products: Model types

Taybern Equipment Company, 120 Greenwich Street, New York City, NY., USA

Manufacturer of the "Mystery Radio" crystal set in which a diode was concealed within the earphone casing. Retail price $2-98 1949.Taybern advertised the distribution rights in "Popular Science Magazine" in 1949.

Founded: 1949
It appears that exclusive US distribution rights for the radio were granted to a pharmaceutical company - Diacin Chemical Company, 12800 Plymouth Road, Detroit, Michigan.
Company history courtesy of Radio Pages:-

This manufacturer was suggested by Clive Forder.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  49 Mystery Radio 1N21  The set works by means of a 1N21 microwave mixer diode concealed in the earphone, the l...