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The Wireless Shop, A.J. Edgcomb; Los Angeles

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Name: The Wireless Shop, A.J. Edgcomb; Los Angeles    (USA)  
Abbreviation: thewireles
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The Wireless Shop, A.J. Edgcomb; 511 West Washington Street, Los Angeles, CA. By November 1921 the company had moved to 1262 West Second Street (half of it was used by the owner Fritz Falck who owned Advance Electric. The retail showroom was in February 1924 at 698 S. Alvarado and in October 1924 at 150 Glendale Blvd.

Founded: 1910
A.J. Edgcomb, The Wireless Shop; Los Angeles, CA: Probably the first lasting radio maker in California. The company advertised extensively their line of variable condensers in Radio News magazine in the late 1920's. See also Edgcomb-Pyle Wireless Mfg. Company.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  23 105$    
USA  23 130$    
USA  23 Detector Unit    
USA  25 Perflex [newer]   Two dials (primary tuning control knobs) 
USA  23 Perflex [old] UV201A  (A.J. Edgcomb) Advertised in the April 1923 edition Of Radio Journal the 3 tube Wireless S... 
USA  23 Perflex Type 3111 [new] UV201A  In August 1923 issue of Radio Journal The Wireless Shop came out with an upgraded version ... 
USA  25 Perflex [newer 145$]   Two controls. One-stage tuned radio frequency, detector and two-stages of audio frequen... 
USA  22/23 Radio Receiver Type 125 UV201  The Wireless Shop Type 125 radio was a five tube TRF receiver. It was introduced in late 1... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner No. 601-N   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 601-N is similar in every respect to the No. 551... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner No. 551-N   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 551-N. This little coupler or receiving transfor... 
USA  21 Loose Coupled Tuner No. 751-N Navy Type   The Wireless Shop Loose Coupled Tuner No. 751-N Navy Type. This coupler or receiving trans... 
USA  21 Stand alone Crystal Detector No. 219-A   This detector stand is similar the the Wireless Shop 219 detector stand but is offered to ... 


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

December 1920 Radio News advertisement for The Wireless Shoptbn_usa_wirelessshop_dec20radionews.jpg
Catalog A Cover from The Wireless Shoptbn_usa_wirelessshop_catalogcover.jpg
In November 1921 the Wireless Shop moved to this location.tbn_usa_wirelessshop_1921_building.jpg
July 1922 Radio Journal magazine advertisement inside rear covertbn_usa_wirelessshop_july_1922_radio_journal_page_rear_cover.jpg
October 25, 1924 Radio Doings magazine advertisement on page 26tbn_usa_wirelessshop_perflex_oct._1924_radio_doings_page_26.jpg

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The Wireless Shop moves to larger quarters in October 1921
Alan Larsen

In a Radio for November 1921 magazine advertisement on page 130, A. J. Edcomb's The Wireless Shop announced their move to larger quarters to satisfy the ever growing demand for their new products. By about the 10th of October 1921, the company was going to be moved into their new location at 1262 West Second Street in Los Angeles, California from their previous location at 511 West Washington Street in Los Angeles.

This is the advertisement announcing the companies move.

Below is the companies previous months advertisement in the October 1921 Pacific Radio News magazine on page 41. This was the last issue of the Pacific Radio News magazine. Starting with the November 1921 issue the name was changed to just Radio.

October 1921 Pacific Radio News advertisement page 41


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