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Singer Company, The; La Vergne, TN

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Name: Singer Company, The; La Vergne, TN    (USA)  
Abbreviation: singercomp
Products: Model types Others

The Singer Company
La Vergne, TN

Main business is sewing machines.  Also importer, reseller or manufacturer of TVs and Radios in the 1960s. 

Taken from In 1960 Singer begins diversification. In the following years the Company will make acquisitions in electric and electric test equipment and office machinery, including Packard Bell Electronics (1966) and General Precision Equipment Corporation (1968). In 1963 the Singer Manufacturing Company changed its name to "The Singer Company."

Founded: 1851
2008 activ company see

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  65 TV6U unknown_Tube  6" portable b/w TV, US band I/III drum tuner with below added UHF tuner, built-in tel... 
USA  60 TV6 5642  6" portable b/w TV, US band I/III drum tuner, built-in telescopic antenna, type TVA 3 was ... 
USA  70 HE-5010   Singer HE-5010 AM Radio; Earphone jack. 
USA  60 7-Transistor HE-217   Singer 7-Transistor HE-217 Pocket Radio; Tuning and volume dial window, two mercury batter... 
USA  64 Nine Transistor 910 BD (Japan 708) 2SA30  Made in Japan 708 
USA  65 TV Battery Case With Charger TVBC6   Singer TVBC6 TV Battery Case With Charger; TV/Charge switch, brown leather case, for use ... 
USA  65 UHF Antenna TVA6U   Singer TVA6U UHF Antenna; For TV6U. 
USA  64 AP652 AF114   
USA  70 Tuning Unit T-X/NF-105A   Singer Instrumentation - Singer Co. Metrics Division Tuning Unit T-X/NF-105A; 14 - 25 M... 
USA  63 AP670 UCC85  E' dotato di giradischi con 2 velocità (33 e 45) marca BSR con indicazioni PI95-TE4949/528... 
USA  60 6 Transistor R610 2SA52  Singer AM Pocket Radio Model 6 Transistor. Leather Case, Earphone Jack. Made in Jap... 
USA  80 Fully Transistorized Stereo System HE-911   Singer 4-Speed (16, 33, 45, 78 rpm) Garrard Turntable Model HE-911. Needle V-15. Ba... 


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

Thanks for technical assistance Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány (, First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation, Hungary, Zalaegerszeg.tbn_usa_singercomp_reklam_logo1.jpg
Gertsch advertising from an ad in the September 1968 QST showing its relationship to The Singer Company.tbn_us_singer_gertsch_1968_address_header.jpg