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Martian Manufacturing Co. Inc.; Newark (NJ)

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Name: Martian Manufacturing Co. Inc.; Newark (NJ)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: martian
Products: Model types
Summary:

Martian Manufacturing Co. Inc.; Newark, New Jersey.

See also Marti Electric Radio Company Inc.

Founded: 1924
Closed: 1926
Production: 1924 - 1926
History:
Martian Manufacturing Co. Inc.; Newark, New Jersey was formed in March 1924 by Charles Louis Marti, a Swiss citizen. Together with Martian Electric Laboratories (from September 1926) both companies became Marti Electric Radio Company Inc. in October 1926. After receivership reorganized by Sept.1929 to Marti Radio Corporation.
The Name Martian for a model was already used before 1924 (Feb.1923). On the other hand there are also Marti sets made by Martian, and later Marti Radios made by Marti...
It seems that in fact there was only one factory and a juggling with several companies on the paper...


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  24 Martian Beauty Audio Amplifier UV201A  Matching audio amplifier for the Martian Beauty 1-tube receiver.  
USA  24/25 Martian Beauty    
USA  24 Special   Upright coil with double slider tuning, cat whisker. All metal. 
USA  24 SpecialVT   One dial (primary tuning control knob) 
USA  24 DeLuxe   One dial (primary tuning control knob) 
USA  99 doublet 46829    
USA  23 Big 4   one or two tuning sliders (ball on coiled spring); Lit.: M.L.Sievers: "Crystal Cle... 

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