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American International Trading Co.

American International Trading Company, 24-26 Stone Street, New York, NY, USA



First seen: 01-Nov-1925
Last seen: 01-Nov-1925

Brand(s): Empire-tron


Only a scant few advertisements have been found for Empire-tron tubes from 1920-1939.  

Luckily it shows us who was making and distributing these tubes, American International Trading Co. of New York.

According to Tyne, 'Saga of the Vacuum Tube', pg. 362, they later became Empiretron Corp. {check ref}


Empire-tron variants:

 
E T
M R
P O
I N
R
E
E-201-A
1
Tube
{v1} Globe, short bakelite base, tipless, engraved base.


Empire-tron variant
 
 
 
 

{v1} "Empire-tron" "E-201-A" box example.[1]


The advertising below confirms the maker of the Empire-tron tubes, including their mention of 'Empire' being their brand. 



Bibliography references:
  1. eBay Auction listings, Sep 2018 *
  2. Popular Radio, Nov-1925, pg. 124. From AmericanRadioHistory.com. Retrieved 30-Nov-2018. *
  3. The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, IN, 05-Feb-1926, pg. 14. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 16-May-2019 *
  4. The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu, HI, 01-Sep-1926, pg. 18. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 16-May-2019 *

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