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History of the manufacturer  

Komintern Radio Works; Leningrad

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Name: Komintern Radio Works; Leningrad    (SU)  
Abbreviation: komintern

Established in 1911 as "Russian Naval Radiotelegraph Depot". In 1913 - "Radiotelegraph Works" with 100% Russian capital. In 1922 renamed to "KOMINTERN Radiotelegraph Works". First TV set made in 1931. No other home entartainment production ever since. Main line - design and construction of high-power radio transmitting facilities.

Shortly before WWII split and renamed into "Works No. 208" and "Works No. 327". Because of German Wehrmacht troops approaching Leningrad, "Works No. 208" was evacuated to Novosibirsk while "Works No. 327" to Kuibyshev (now Samara). Currently production divisions of former "Works No. 208" are part of OAO "MART" which stands for "Powerful Equipment for Broadcast Radio and TV".

Founded: 1911

This manufacturer was suggested by Zenonas Langaitis.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
SU  32 T1 - Т1   First in SU, experimental, TV set with mechanical Paul Gottlieb Nipkow disc.