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Walgreen Co., Aetna Radio Corp.; Chicago (IL)

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Name: Walgreen Co., Aetna Radio Corp.; Chicago (IL)    (USA)  
Brand:
Aetna
Abbreviation: walgreen
Products: Model types
Summary:

Walgreen Drug Co., 1066 W. Adams Street, Chicago.
Other address: 6650 S. Cicero, Chicago.

In 1944, Aetna Radio Corp. is listed as a division of Walgreen (Adams St.).

History:
Walgreen (today simply known as Walgreens) sold radios via their a drug store chain. They had different suppliers like Detrola and Sentinel, and other companies mainly from the Chicago area.
Sometimes label information can reveal the actual manufacturer, e.g. Belmont ("BRC"), Warwick ("W.M. Co."), Wells-Gardner ("W.G.") etc.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  35/36 Aetna 252 6D6   
USA  35 10 6D6   
USA  34 1050 58   
USA  35 12 6D6   
USA  35 166RIS 76  The description present on the schematic page is the description from a different model ! 
USA  40 200 6D6   
USA  41 204 R 6A7   
USA  40 209 12B8GT   
USA  40 22U73 6A7   
USA  34 250 78   
USA  36 252P 6D6   
USA  41 253CL [4 Tube] 6D6  Filament voltage drop either by a resistance line cord or by a ballast. Also magnetic spe... 

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