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Hallicrafters Canada Ltd., The; Toronto, ON

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Name: Hallicrafters Canada Ltd., The; Toronto, ON    (CDN)  
Abbreviation: hallicraft
Products: Model types

The Hallicrafters Canada Limited - Subidiary of Hallicrafters Chicago
Toronto 2B, Ontario (1953)

Hallicrafters Canada Ltd. - Trav-Ler Radio Division
Don Mills. Toronto, Ontario (1958)
1330 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario

Closed: 1976

In 1954, construction of a $400,000 plant in Don Mills, suburb of Toronto, was finished.

The Canadian subsidiary was sold to Chicago based Trav-Ler Radio Corp in Feb. 1955 and the name left unchanged. In addition to producing the Trav-Ler line, the acquired company continued production under its own name. Under a separate franchise agreement, they imported and distributed short-wave equipment made by Hallicrafters Co. in Chicago.

In November 1962, The Hallicrafters Canada Limited was incorprated.

In (at least 1963) Hallicrafter products were sold in Canada by Gould Sales Co, Montral, PQ.

The company was dissolved February 1976.

This manufacturer was suggested by Jean Marcotte.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
CDN  54 5R18 12BE6  The Hallicrafters 5R18 is a 5-tube table radio with internal loop antenna. 
CDN  55 7R300 6BA6  The Canadian Hallicrafters model 7R300 is a 7 tube combination radio phonograph console. ... 
CDN  55 TW-2000 1U4   This is an 8 band portable or line operated radio. Band coverage is as follows: ... 
CDN  55/56 45H36 12BE6  Plaskon case 
CDN  54 ATX-13 12BE6  Same as USA model ATX-13.