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Electro Importing Co. (Eico); New York City, NY

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Name: Electro Importing Co. (Eico); New York City, NY    (USA)  
Abbreviation: electro-im
Products: Model types Tube wholesaler
Summary:

Electro Importing Company.; "E.I.Co." Park Place 32, New York (~1904); Selling radio components and electrical supplies by mail-order. 1905 marketing the "Telimco Wireless Telegraph", a simple and cheap receiver and transmitter set.

History:

Also 233 Fulton, New York, NY (1914), and "The Electro Importing Co." 231A Fulton Sreet, New York with two retail stores (known as "the E.I. Company").
Founder was Hugo Gernsback, who also wrote his own catalogues like: "Modern Electrics", publishedtechnical articles as well as books, and edited magazines especially with Science Fiction based stories.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  19 RegenRec   Two dials (primary tuning control knobs) 
USA  15–20 Electro Loading Coil No. 8487   loading coil, round base, one knob selector with seven positions, two jacks. 
USA  15–20 Electro Galena Detector No. 9700   E.I.Co Electro Galena Detector 9700; Screw terminals, rotary detector cup, 1/4" thick hard... 
USA  14–18 Gernsback Rotary Variable Condenser No. 3500   Electro Importing Rotary Variable Condenser; Oak box with two screw terminals and round gl... 
USA  20 "Electro" Key-West (NAR) Radio Outfit No. 4444   The "Electro" Key-West (NAR) Radio Outfit in the De Luxe Receiving Cabinet covered the 200... 
USA  20 "Electro" Trans-Pacific Receiving Outfit No. 1555   The "Electro" Trans-Pacific Wireless Receiving Outfit crystal set covered up to 4,000 Mete... 
USA  20 Interstate Wireless Receiving Outfit No. 1500   The "Electro" Interstate Wireless Receiving Outfit. This was a loose coupler crystal set. 
USA  18–21 "Electro" Wireless Key No. 9212 [30 Amperes Capacity]   The Electro Importing Company "Electro" Wireless Spark Key with 30 Amp solid silver key co... 
USA  20 "Electro" Tuckertown (WGG) Radio Outfit No. 4466   The "Electro" Tuckertown (WGG) Radio Outfit in the De Luxe Receiving Cabinet covered the 7... 
USA  20 "Electro" Nauen (POZ) Radio Outfit No. 4477   The "Electro" Nauen (POZ) Radio Outfit in the De Luxe Receiving Cabinet covered the 150 to... 
USA  20 Arlington (NAA) "Electro" Baby Timer No. 4433 [Later version]   The "Electro" Arlington (NAA) Baby Timer in the De Luxe Receiving Cabinet covered the 200 ... 
USA  20 "Electro" Sayville (WSL) Radio Outfit No. 4455   The "Electro" Sayville (WSL) Radio Outfit in the De Luxe Receiving Cabinet covered the 450... 

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