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Silver (Brand) - Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp; Nagoya

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Name: Silver (Brand) - Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp; Nagoya    (J)  
alternative name:
Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp. || Shirasuna Denki Mfg. Co. Ltd. || Shirasuna (Shin) Electric Corp.
Brand: Plata (brand)
Abbreviation: silver
Products: Model types

Unter dem Label "SILVER" kamen Röhren- und Transistorempfänger, Schallplattenspieler, Tonbandgeräte und HiFi-Komponenten, gebaut von der Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp. (Shirasuna Denki MFG. Co. Ltd.), auf den Markt.
Fertigung zunächst in Japan, später in Taiwan (ROC). Agent für den deutschen Markt war: Fuhrmeister & Co., Hamburg

"SILVER" was the brand label for tube- and transistor-radios, turntables, tape-recorders and hifi-components made by the Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp. (Shirasuna Denki MFG. Co. Ltd.).
Produced in Japan and later in Taiwan (ROC). Agent for Germany was: Fuhrmeister & Co., Hamburg


[The predecessor of Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp., Shirasuna Electric, went bankrupt in 1957.
In 1994 the Shin-Shirasuna Electric Corp. was renamed to "Technol Ace Corporation"]

The Silver brand contains many more models we show now (April 2012) - there is for instance the following list:
RT20E, RT30L, RT33OL, RT77E/RT77, RT250, RT282, RT300L, RT307, RT330L, RT412, RT432, SR5000L, SS1000W, SS1005W/SS1015W, SS1405, SS3952, ST100/SS100 (stereosystem 100), ST525, ST535L, ST858L/SL8, ST1002T, STW33WL, SYSTEM 70, TX11E, TX100, XF850, XF900, 3F188L, 9F155, 10F255L, 10F255/LA, 10F277/L, 10F455, 10F477, 14F911L.

This manufacturer was suggested by Martin Bösch.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
85 XF-1900   digital readout (frequency counter), clock/timer 
85 XF-2400    
65 Plata (Silver) 3 band all-wave 8TA-360   Plata (Silver) branded 3 band all-wave model 8TA-360. SW 3,5-10MHz. Tragegriff gleichzeiti... 
75 10F277L    
65 Six Transistor 6TR-100   Produced under licence with RCA. Same PCB as Mitsubishi 6X-300. Similar outside and ... 
65 8 TR-285    
68 10TL-540    
57 6 T-7 2N219   Transistoren:: Hitachi  
54 BX-100 1R5   
55 DX-300 1R5  Batterie or AC/DC main power. 
55 Hilton Portable Radio GW-3672 1T4  OEM Product for US Market, no volume control - just a 2 step volume switcher. 
72/73 TX-10