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Encore (brand)

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Name: Encore (brand)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: encore
Products: Model types

Encore (Caltrade Mfg. & Trading Co.)
360 Ninth St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

Brand of transistor radios manufacturer in the Far East and inported by Caltrade (1960's - 1970's).  Caltrade also imported the brands Lark, Phoenix, and Tonex.


This manufacturer was suggested by Peter Hoddow.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  62 78    
USA  64 615    
USA  64 Six Transistor - Super De Luxe   Made in Hong-Kong.  
USA  64 8 Transistor [vertical]    
USA  70 FM/AM 10-Transistor TFN-1003   See similar radios with different brands and the same model number. Made in Japan 
USA  63 15 Transistor TR-1500   Similar to Kensington. 
USA  65 12 Transistor TR1288    
USA  65 1034    
USA  65 711   Encore 711, Solid State, All Transistor Pocket Radio; Earphone jack, imported by Caltrade.... 
USA  60 2 Transistor Boy's Radio   Reflex circuit. Similar to Sceptre STR-217, Star-Lite, Lloyd's Made in Japan 
USA  68 6 Transistor 624   Encore Am Pocket Radio Model 6 Transistor 624.Made in Korea. 
USA  65 Six Transistor Deluxe HiFi    


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

300253108641/ 1960s : Caltrade as import company of the "Encor" labeltbn_us_caltrade_encor_196x_label_address.jpg