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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
75 AM FM 2 Band Radio Flashlight   See similar model 2 Band Radio Flashlight LR 21. 
65 Empire Six Transistor 6TR-100   Similar to the models listed under Silver. 
63 Belcor Hi-Fi 10 Transistor TR-1002   CD marks 
68 4 Band All Wave 10 Transistor 10TA-373   4 bands: LW 150-400kHz, MW 535-1605kHz, SW1 3,5-9,5 MHz, SW2 9,5-18MHz. Differencies form ... 
56 Transistor Six 6T-1 HJ23  With oval transistors, it's probably the first transistor radio by Silver 
71 3 Band FM/MW/SW All Transistor Radio 10F255A [9 Transistor] 2SC461  Silver 3-Band Reiseempfänger 10F255A, Ausführung mit 9 Transistoren. Der ZF-Teil ist konve... 
70 AC/DC 3 Band 8S-51   3 bands: MW 530-1605 kHz; SW1 2.2-7.0 MHz; SW2 7.0-22.0 MHz. 
65 Belcor 10 Transistor HT-1270    
65 Plata 9 Transistor 4 Band All Wave 9TS-375   See also model 9TA-370 
57 SW-640 1U6  4-tube AC/DC and battery operated portable radio receiver with tuning indicator. SW: 3.9.... 
80 5 Band Receiver 5S676 2SC1675  AM and four SW receiver. Radio used to be sold by the central shops in Iraq in the late... 
65 Buddy Six Transistor 6TR-100 2N219  Similar to the models listed under Silver.