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History of the manufacturer  

Aria (brand), Allied Stores, Detrola; (where?)

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Name: Aria (brand), Allied Stores, Detrola; (where?)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: aria
Products: Model types

Aria was a private brand of the department store chain Allied Stores, not to be confused with Allied Radio [Radio Trade Name Directory, Bill Harris, 1993]. Allied Stores also used the Ambassador brand under Allied Stores Purchasing.

Models from different manufacturers, e.g. Sentinel or Wells-Gardner, were sold under the Aria brand. Such models have the Aria logo on the front or printed in the dial scale, and commonly the manufacturer is shown on stickers or type plates on the chassis. Usually, they were also sold under their original brand.
After WW2 the Aria brand appears on Detrola models in a different style.


This manufacturer was suggested by Mark Hippenstiel.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  46 571 Ch= 571X [loctal tubes] 14Q7  RF and oscillator circuits permeability tuned. The case made of quarter-inch plywood is co... 
USA  46 571 Ch= 571X [octal tubes] 12SA7  RF and oscillator circuits permeability tuned. The case made of quarter-inch plywood ... 
USA  46/47 554-1-61A 6SK7  See also similar or identical models Allied Purchasing 554 and Detrola 554. 
USA  37 Unknown 2    
USA  38 4CACE137AH Ch= Allied 46A 6A7  Internal antenna "Superior Antenna #130 by Abbott Mfg Co, Summit NJ". Chassis Allie... 
USA  37 Unknown 4    
USA  40 Ch= Sentinel 160BL 1A7G  Built-in loop antenna. Frequency range BC 640 - 1650 kHz. The 1N5G is reflexed as the... 
USA  35 Unknown 5    
USA  37 773 6A8G   
USA  50 Unknown    
USA  39 unknown portable    
USA  38 171    


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

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