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Trav-Ler Karenola Radio & Television Corp.(Travler); Chicago

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Name: Trav-Ler Karenola Radio & Television Corp.(Travler); Chicago    (USA)  
Brand:
Air Chief || Travel-Air || Travel-Aire
Abbreviation: travler
Products: Model types Brand
Summary:

Trav-Ler Karenola Radio & Television Corp.
571 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois (also St. Louis, MO?)

Trade names: Trav-Ler, Travel-Air, Travel-Aire.
Generalvertretung Schweiz: John Lay; Luzern 

Tyne's book "Saga of the Vacuum Tube" lists the brand on page 364, as "No informatuion available".

Founded: 1921
History:

Trav-ler Radio Corporation was founded in 1921 and made table radios, record players and finally, television sets in 1951, until 1965. 


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  47 5051 14Q7  Stein shows a different cabinet for model 5051 which is uncertain. 
USA  48 5049 1R5  Alligator leatherette. Left horizontal louvers. Two knobs. Built in frame aerial. 
USA  47 5054 [Tapered dial] 12SA7  colors: brown, ivory. 
USA  48 7020 12SQ7  Kofferverstärker. 
USA  48 5066 12SK7  Beitman shows the model Trav-Ler 5066 in 1951 but Riders publishes it 1949. We think it wa... 
USA  47 5015 12SA7   
USA  49 5056-A 12SA7   
USA  30 Arist 10A   4 or 5 tubes? 
USA  38 11 Tube AC Superhet 6K7  Tuning eye; push-pull af output stage. 
USA  37 131 6K7  Tuning eye; push-pull af output stage. 
USA  39 1555 1A7G  Built-in loop antenna. 
USA  39 1555BT 1A7G  Built-in loop antenna. 

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

Scanned from the Trav-Ler Folder for 1939.tbn_travler_folder_1939_title.jpg
Scanned from the Trav-Ler Folder for 1939.tbn_travler_folder_1939_p2.jpg
Scanned from the Trav-Ler Folder for 1939.tbn_travler_folder_1939_p3.jpg
Scanned from the Trav-Ler Folder for 1939.tbn_travler_folder_1939_p4.jpg
tbn_us_travler_29_batteries.jpg
tbn_usa_travler_1938_logo.jpg
Scanned from the Radio Retailing February 1937.tbn_rr_feb37_p56_travler_601.jpg
Logo: Trav-Ler - USA 1929tbn_us_travler_29_logo.jpg

  
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