ANCIENT CRYSTAL MAKERS LIST
bcarling at CFL.RR.COM
Tue May 11 05:18:03 EDT 2004
I forgot about HiPower!
I will add these to my listing of the old manufacturers at:
On 10 May 2004 at 23:09, Marshall M. Dues wrote:
> 1. Leeds Vibrant Quartz Crystal Type LDS; $3.50
> Leeds Radio
> 45 Vesey St.,
> NYC, New York
> Tel. COrtlandt 7-2612
> Cable Address: "RADLEEDS"
> QST magazine, October 1937, page 66
> 2. PR Crystals, X cut 7000 KC +/- 5 KC, $1.85
> 3500 or 1750 $1.65
> Low Drift +/- 5 KC 40 - 80 - 160 $2.20
> Petersen Radio Co
> Council Bluffs, Iowa
> (Formerly Omaha Crystal Labs.)
> QST magazine, October 1937, page 96
> 3. "Quartz Crystals - All types. Low Temperature Coefficients. X and Y
> cuts. Holders. Ground to any practical specifications. We can furnish
> crystals for new 28.5 to 30 megacycle bands; prices upon request.
> Write for particulars" (adv)
> Bellefonte Radio Eng. & Mfg. Co.
> Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
> QST magazine, October 1937, page 110
> 4. HiPower Low Drift Crystals,
> "NEW holder design, 15 seconds to install crystal.
> For All Bands. Greater Stability. Plugs in 5 prong tube socket.
> Beautiful appearance. At your dealer or direct.
> Within 10 KC or Choice of stock:
> Model AH Holder, $1.00
> AH-10, 1700-3500 KC bands $2.35
> AH-10, 7000-7300 KC band $3.90
> Approved by F.C.C.
> Hipower Crystal Co.,
> 2035 Charleston St.,
> Chicago, Illinois
> QST magazine, October 1937, page 111
> 5. Precision Crystals, type LTC
> Precision Piezo Service
> 427 Asia Street
> Baton Rouge, Louisiana
> QST magazine, October 1937, page 114
> Brian Carling wrote:
> > In working through some of the many crystals I have come across I
> > see many names. Some old, some new. Quite a few that I had never
> > seen before. I woiuld bet some BA enthuusiasts know a little untold
> > history about these comopanies that ought to be preserved. I think
> > it would make an intersting article for Electric Radio.
> > ANCIENT CRYSTAL MAKERS LIST
> > I am amazed to find out HOW MANY companies have put their
> > names on crystals over the years. Do you know of more?
> > These names will likely be lost to obscurity in a few years
> > if we do not somehow memorialize them here or in our publications. I
> > count over 75 companies so far, although I suspect some were
> > duplicate outfits operating under different names.
> > Aircon Manufacturing Corp. (Kansas City, MO)
> > B.E. Co., Beaumont Electric (Chicago, IL), BES Co.
> > Blilely Electric Co. (Erie, PA), Bodnar Labs
> > Cambridge Thermionic (Cambridge, MA), Carlisle Crystal Co.
> > Cathodeon Crystals Ltd. (Linton, England)
> > Cecor (Kansas City, MO), CB-VJ, Crystal Labs (Wichita, KS)
> > Crystal Products, Crystal Research Lab (Conn)
> > Crystal Research Laboratories a.k.a. CRYSTALAB
> > CW Crystals (Marshfield, MO), Daughetee Mfg. Co.
> > DX Xtal (Chicago, IL), E.B. Lewis Co., Eidson Electronic Co.
> > (Temple, TX) EICO (Brooklyn, NY), Elec. Prod. (Oakland, CA), Federal
> > Telephone Co.(Newark, NJ) Franklin, General Electric, Gentleman
> > Products (Omaha, NE) H.L. Inc., International Crystal Manufacturing
> > (Oklahoma City, OK), JAN Crystals (Ft. Myers, FL), JK Crystals
> > (Sandwich, IL) John Meck (Plymouth, IN), Keystone Electronics,
> > Keystone Piezo Link Radio, Majestic Radio (Chicago, IL), Master
> > Crystal Labs (Los Angeles, CA) Monitor Co. (Pasadena, CA), Monwatt
> > Electric Corp., Motorola (Chicago, IL) MP Company, Northern
> > Engineering Laboratories (Burlington, WI) Pan Electronics (Atlanta,
> > GA), Peterson Radio Co. (Council Bluffs, IA) Polytech Devices,
> > Precise Dev. Co. (Chicago, IL) Precision Apparatus Co. (Elmhurst,
> > NY), Premier Crystal Laboratories Radio Specialty Manufacturing Co.
> > (Portland, OR) Radiomarine Corp. (New York, NY), Ray Jefferson Inc.
> > (Freeport, NY) RCA Corp., Rex Bassett Inc. (Ft. Lauderdale, FL),
> > Ross Mfg., Savoy Crystals S.C. Co., Scientific Radio Products,
> > Sentry Crystals, Silver City Crystal Co. Somerset Labs, Standard
> > Piezo (Carlisle, PA), STD, Tedford Labs, Telicon Texas Crystals (Ft.
> > Myers, FL), Texas Crystals (River Grove) Turner Co. (Cedar Rapids,
> > IA), Union Piezo, Universal Television (Kansas City, MO) U.P
> > Company, U.S. Crystals Inc. (Los Angeles, CA), Valpey (Hollston, MA)
> > Wonder Lite Co. (West Orange, NJ)
> > Who am I missing???
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