It was run successfully with Charles Edison as its president, until it
merged with McGraw in 1957. (You've never seen a 'McGraw-Edison' appliance?
I have a nice heater of theirs - cost me $2 at a yard sale 30 years ago, and
it still cranks out the BTUs very nicely!)
I am unaware of any
Charles Edison ran it until 1957. Then he sold it to McGraw Electric, and the
merger was called McGraw Edison. As I recall, McGraw was a big admirer of
Edison and it was him who made the offer to buy. Of course, Charles was doing
other things while he was running his father’s company, such as
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It looked like a Middle-Eastern bazaar when I visited West Orange – lots of
little shops selling junk.
From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Greg Bogantz
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:55 PM
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What size are you looking for?
I bought mine last year from Rich Gordon. He sold tubes to me that are 1 1/2
inside diameter and 3" long with caps. Note there are some cylinder cabinets
that take a tube with an inside diameter slightly larger than 1 1/2.
Thanks for the responses to my request, I have sent off order info
From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Bob Maffit
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:35 PM
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Cc: Bob Maffit
I think the only person still making them is Jim. They come with the tops
already in place and complete. Just glue them in. He can be reached at
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