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Sterling Hi-Fidelity, Inc.; Long Island City, NY

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Name: Sterling Hi-Fidelity, Inc.; Long Island City, NY    (USA)  
Abbreviation: sterling-2
Products: Model types

Sterling Hi-Fidelity, Inc.
20-20 40th Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101 (1963 & 1971)

Sterling is an importer/distributor of the "Petite" and "AGS" brands of transistor and tube radios manufactured in Japan and possibly other Far East locations primarily in the 1960's and early 1970's.


This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  62 AGS Six Transistor TR-62 2SA188  Has a reverse painted dial. Made in Japan 
USA  61 Petite NTR-120   "Transistor 6". 
USA  61 Petite NTR-150   "Transistor 6". 
USA  61 Petite 8 Transistor 2 Band NTR-800   Battery operated AM - SW portable receiver. Similar to the models reported under Vista.... 
USA  75 10-Band World Traveler AC/DC PR 160   Nordmende-Sterling PR 160, 10-Band World Traveler AC/DC; Solid State 10 Band Portable Radi... 
USA  61 AGS KFA-W71 12BA6  Rincan KFA-W71; Blue & white plastic case, two speakers fitted, three level tone cont... 
USA  65 Petite 6 Transistor 2S31  AM Pocket Radio Model Petite 6 Transistor. Frequency Range: 532 - 1605 kHz. Leather... 
USA  61 AGS Six Transistor E-6   Made in Japan 
USA  65 12 Transistor   Externally similar to the models reported under Encore 12 Transistor. 
USA  68 AGS 9 Transistor   Made in Japan