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Colin B. Kennedy Co. broadcast radio receiver Model 20, Type 440, ca. 1925

The Colin B. Kennedy Co.1925/1925

History San José

History San José
San Jose, United States

Colin B. Kennedy Co. broadcast radio receiver Model 20, Type 440, from the mid-1920s. Colin Kennedy, a former employee of Federal Telegraph of Palo Alto, began producing radios in 1919 while operating his own station 6XAC from Los Altos. His company was merged in 1922 and moved to St. Louis, but went bust in 1926. Kennedy went into business with Studebaker, to produce light weight radios for automobiles, in 1928, but the Depression forced him out of business once again in 1933.

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  • Title: Colin B. Kennedy Co. broadcast radio receiver Model 20, Type 440, ca. 1925
  • Creator: The Colin B. Kennedy Co.
  • Date: 1925/1925
  • Location: San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Provenance: Perham Collection of Early Electronics, History San José
  • Type: physical object

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