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Clarion, Transformer Corp. of America (TCA); Chicago, IL

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Name: Clarion, Transformer Corp. of America (TCA); Chicago, IL    (USA)  
alternative name:
TCA
Brand: Clarion
Abbreviation: clarion1
Products: Model types Brand
Summary:

Transformer Corp. Of America
Chicago, Illinois

Trade names Clarion, TCA, Temple, Templetone.
Vertretung Schweiz (für die Marke Clarion): André Dewald; Zürich (Engros-Vertrieb) 

Clarion radios were made and tubes with this name also made for the company. Manufacturer of these not known. The trade mark (Clarion) was registered, at least, in Italy.

History:


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  30 Clarion AC-51 Lowboy 24  The Clarion models AC-51 Lowboy, AC-53 Highboy and AC-55 Combination made by Transforme... 
USA  32 AC-300 58  The Transformer Corp. model AC-300 has 2 electro dynamic speakers. This radio model can no... 
USA  32 Clarion AC-320 57   
USA  32 Clarion AC280 51  Dual speakers. six legs. 
USA  31 120 51   
USA  31 139 51   
USA  31 25-100 51  Line frequency: 25-40 cycl. 
USA  31 25-61 24  Push-pull. Line frequency:25-40 cycl. 
USA  31 Clarion AC70 24   
USA  31 Clarion AC84 Ch= G-83 51  Line frequency : 50-60 cycl. Left-hand knob controls the volume. The right-hand knob co... 
USA  31 Clarion AC-100 51  Speaker 8 or 10 inch. 
USA  32 Clarion 241 51   

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

tbn_e_transformercorp_1932_clarion.jpg
Logo ~1940tbn_us_clarionradio_logo.jpg
ad from 1947tbn_clarion_prosp_1947.jpg
Scanned from the Transformer Folder.tbn_transformer_folder_title.jpg
Scanned from the Transformer Folder.tbn_transformer_folder_p1.jpg
Scanned from the Transformer Folder for 1930.tbn_transformer_folder_1930_title.jpg
Scanned from the Transformer Folder for 1930.tbn_transformer_folder_1930_p1.jpg
May, 1931 Radio Retailing magazine page 69tbn_usa_transformer_corp._clarion_may_1931_radio_retailing_p69.jpg
clarion model 320 case labeltbn_clarion_320_radio_case_label.jpg
Clarion Radio service manual 1931tbn_clarion_radio_sevice_manual_1931.jpg
Clarion trade mark registration Italy 1931tbn_clarion_trade_mark_registration_italy_1931.jpg

  
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