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History of the manufacturer  

Essex (brand - far East tube and transistor products)

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Name: Essex (brand - far East tube and transistor products)    (ZZ)  
Abbreviation: essex
Products: Model types

Essex brand models were made in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and perhaps other far East countries.  Some of these models may have been imported to the USA by Lloyd's Electronics.


This manufacturer was suggested by David Erali.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
ZZ  64 Essex Super De Luxe 10 Transistor 2SA160  Model number may be TR-10P as noted in the Bunis reference. 
ZZ  70 Essex AM/FM Ten Transistor ER-99   All Transistor FM/AM Portable Radio Model ESSEX ER99. Frequency Range: AM 540 - 1600 ... 
ZZ  60 Essex (Wedge) 12BE6  Compare with other most similar listed >(Wedge)< labeled radios of this period. S... 
ZZ  68 Essex 6 Transistor TR-6V   Essex AM Pocket Radio Model 6 Transistor TR-6V. Wrist strap. Made in Okinawa Japan. 
ZZ  65 Essex Super De Luxe 6 Solid State    
ZZ  65 Essex Six Transistor EK28B   Essex Six Transistor AM Pocket Radio Model EK28B. Earphone, Plastic Carryin... 
ZZ  65 Essex 10 Transistor TR-10V   Essex 10 Transistor AM-Radio Model TR-10V.