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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 C51 12BE6  The Hallicrafters model C51 is a 5-tube twin speaker clock radio. Similar to USA model. Fo... 
CDN  54 ATX-13 12BE6  Same as USA model ATX-13. 
CDN  55/56 45H36 12BE6  Plaskon case 
CDN  55 TW-2000 1U4   This is an 8 band portable or line operated radio. Band coverage is as follows: ... 
CDN  55 7R300 6BA6  The Canadian Hallicrafters model 7R300 is a 7 tube combination radio phonograph console. ... 
CDN  54 5R18 12BE6  The Hallicrafters 5R18 is a 5-tube table radio with internal loop antenna. 
CDN  54 505 12BE6  The Hallicrafters model 505 is a 5-tube AC/DC radio for standard broadcast reception. 
CDN  54 C6100 12BD6  The Hallicrafters model C6100 is a 6-tube console radio with built in record changer. Cove... 
CDN  54 TW-500C 1U4  The Halicrafters model TW-500C is a 5-tube line or battery powered portable radio. Covers ... 
CDN  55 Trav-ler 45T36 12BE6  The Hallicrafters model 45T36 is a 4-tube AC/DC table radio for standard broadcast recepti... 
CDN  55 Trav-ler 55T37 12BE6  The Hallicrafters Trav-ler model 55T37 is a 5-tube AC/DC table radio for standard broadcas... 
CDN  55 Trav-ler 55TC42 12BE6  The Hallicrafters Trav-ler model 55TC42 is a 5-tube clock radio for standard broadcast rec...