Motorola Inc., est. 1928

Motorola Volumatic

Museum Artifact: Motorola Volumatic AM Car Radio, 1956

Made By: Motorola Inc. / Galvin MFG Corp., 4545 W. Augusta Blvd., Chicago, IL [Humboldt Park]

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2 thoughts on “Motorola Inc., est. 1928

  1. Legend has it that Paragon Mfg. staked Galvin to the tooling to die cast the first bezel. They got stock in return, and supplied Motorola into the 80’s for all die casting. Led by Frank Lannert, Paragon was located next door to Motorola, and a leading inovator in thin wall die castings.

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