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History of the manufacturer  

Advance Electric Co. (Falck); Los Angeles, CA

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Name: Advance Electric Co. (Falck); Los Angeles, CA    (USA)  
Abbreviation: advance-el
Products: Model types

Advance Electric Co. (Falck)
1260 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, California
(August 1926, McGraw-Hill Radio Trade Company, page 210)

Trade Name: Falck

For tubes see: Falck (only tubes), Advance Electric Co.; Los Angeles, CA

Fritz Falck was the founder of the company. The Wireless Shop rented part of the Advance Electric Shop for their operations.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  31 Falck E 24  Stein "Cathedral & Tombstone Radios" lists 8 tubes for this model.  
USA  30 Falck [77]   One dial (primary tuning control knob) 
USA  30 Falck 88   One dial (primary tuning control knob) Stein "Cathedral & Tombstone Radios... 
USA  30 Falck [89]   One dial (primary tuning control knob) 
USA  31 Auto Radio 24   
USA  28 11    
USA  29 23Sr    
USA  29 26Jr    
USA  29 27    
USA  28 52    
USA  28 61    
USA  28 9A    


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

Patent for radio cabinet by Fritz Falck of Advance Electrictbn_usa_advanceelec_falck_patent.jpg
Old photograph of the company store.tbn_usa_wirelessshop_1921_building~~1.jpg
February 1924 Radio Journal magazine advertisement page 94tbn_usa_advanceelectric_fixedcrystal_february_1924_radio_journal_page_93.jpg
October 1927, Radio Doings magazine advertisement page 10-11tbn_usa_advance_electric_falck_oct._1927_radio_doings_page_10_11.jpg