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Matchless Electric Co.

d/b/a La Salle Radio Corporation, 149 West Austin Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA {before Nov 1928}


First seen: 01-Nov-1928
Last seen: 31-Dec-1920

Brand(s): La Salle

The 'La Salle' brand was manufactured by or for Matchless Electric Company. I have seen only one variant, though there may be other small deviations like base height or base engraving details. They would be RCA licensed given the dates of mfg.

 

La Salle variants:

 
B
R
A
N
D
201-A
1
Tube
{v1} Globe, short bakelite base, tipless, shield envelope label, engraved base


La Salle variant
 
 
 
 

{v1} "La Salle" "LS-201A" with envelope label.[1]


Though a few notices were found, I havent yet found advertising for the La Salle brand. 



Bibliography references:
  1. eBay auction listings, 2018
  2. The Talking Machine World, Oct-1927, pg. 116. From AmericanRadioHistory.com. Retrieved 30-Nov-2018. *
  3. Radio Magazine, Jul-1929, pg. 50. From AmericanRadioHistory.com. Retrieved 30-Nov-2018. *

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