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Jacobs Bros. Co., Inc., (The ...); Brooklyn, NY

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Name: Jacobs Bros. Co., Inc., (The ...); Brooklyn, NY    (USA)  
Abbreviation: jacobs-bro

"The Jacobs Bros. Co., Inc." in Brooklyn, New York was mainly known (in 1937) for Scale, Refrigeration, and Store Fixtures Assembling and Manufacturing Industry-Interference. Jacobs Brothers were also at least selling radios with their name plate fixed to the chassis. Changed name to Detecto and were then purchased by Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Co.1877

Founded: 1877
Closed: 1954

Appeal from a Justice of the Peace, No. 295, September Term, 1931: "Jacob Bros. Co., the plaintiff, claims that it sold and delivered a radio to the defendant on December 24, 1930, for the agreed price of $175.00 and that a balance of $100.00 is still due on that transaction." But the defendant claims that offered was a General Motors radio in a Jacobs Bros. Co. cabinet, but received was a model "Dafan" from GE.

In "WIBA Tonight" from Wednesday, January 31, 1945, "Wisconsin State Journal page 9 there is an ad with address "Jacobs Bros. 753 University Ave." for wiring and repairing of lighting fixtures.