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Krasco Manufacturing Co. Inc./ Krasberg Tool & MFG. Co.; Chicago, Illinois (Monarch)

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Name: Krasco Manufacturing Co. Inc./ Krasberg Tool & MFG. Co.; Chicago, Illinois (Monarch)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: krasco
Products: Model types
Summary:

Listed in the November, 1924 edition of The Radio Trade Directory under the heading of manufacturers of vacuum tube sets on page 80, the Krasco Manufacturing Company, Inc. was located at 451 East Ohio Street in Chicago, Illinois.
By the time the February, 1925 edition of The Radio Trade Directory came out the Krasco Manufacturing Company had disappeared to be replaced by the Monarch Radio Corp. at the 451 East Ohio address in Chicago.
 

By the time that the August, 1926 McGraw-Hill Radio Trade catalog was released the Monarch Radio Corp. had a new address listed of 111 West Monroe Street still in Chicago.

Former Krasco Manufacturing Co. Inc.is 1929: Krasberg Tool & MFG. Co.; Chicago, Illinois, Room 811-111 W. Monroe Street (Tel. Randolph 3824).

Trade Name: "Monarch" and "The Tollos Radio". Folder: Gollos phase splitting circuit, "the ACME of perfection".

Closed: 1924
History:

Full paged ad with picture on page 13 of Radio Engineering, Novermber 1929: "Krasberg's new patented automatic record changer and phonogrph, the Musicaphone, will make new radio merchandising history and profits for radio manufacturers, jobbers and dealers. Successfully changed 12,000 records at the Radio Show. Capacity - fifteen ten-inch standard records."

See also Radio Engineering Vo. X., January 1930, No. 1 on page 60 about the Krasberg Musicphone. There is an article and two pictures.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  24 Monarch Loop Portable UV199  Two dials primary tuning.  Three-stages Radio Frequency, detector and two-stages A... 
USA  29/30 Musicphone   Full paged ad with picture on page 13 of Radio Engineering, Novermber 1929: "Krasb... 
USA  24 Monarch Victor Panel No. 4 UV201A  Six-Tube Radio Frequency Receiver. Three-Stages of Radio Frequency, Detector and Two-St... 
USA  25 Monarch Portable (4 dial) UV199  One tuned circuit and a three step broadband RF amplifier, using Duratran 220 to 550 Meter... 

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

July 15, 1924 The Talking Machine World page 117tbn_usa_krasco_monarch_july_15_1924_talking_machine_world_p117.jpg

  
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