Allied Radio Corp., est. 1928

Allied Radio Knight history

Museum Artifact: Knight Radio Tube, c. 1940s

Made By: Allied Radio Corporation / Allied Electronics, 833 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL [West Loop]

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3 thoughts on “Allied Radio Corp., est. 1928

  1. I think there was an Allied / Radio Shack in the early 70’s at about 1700 N Harlem, just down from the Sears at Harlem & North? I could be wrong, but I do remember going there to buy a schematic of something that I wanted to fix. The World Radio History site has some Alled catalogs ( https://worldradiohistory.com/Electronics_Catalogs.htm ) and the Chicagology website has a page about pre-War Allied ( https://chicagology.com/silentmovies/alliedradio/ ).

  2. I rem. Allied had a store open to the public on Western av. in Chicago back in the 1960s …..Olson radio was across the street.

    1. Yes, Allied was located at 100 N Western Avenue. I seem to recall that Newark Electronics was located at about 800 W Jackson until the neighborhood declined in the late 60’s. By the late 70’s, both companies had de-emphasized direct consumer sales in favor of becoming industrial parts jobbers.

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