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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:
Brand: Clarion
Abbreviation: clarion1
Products: Model types Brand

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.


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   


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

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