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1946-1949 Andrea - USA 


Andrea Radio Corporation started in 1934 by Mr. Frank A. D'Andrea.  The company sold radios in the early days, and also offered pre-war television kits and factory assembled models.  Offices were located at 27-01 Bridge Plaza Worth, Long Island, New York. 

1950 May "Radio-TV-News" (84K bytes) (84K)   1950 May "Radio-TV-News" p40  (168K bytes) (168K)   1950 May "Radio-TV-News" p41 (172K bytes) (172K)
Excellent article about Mr. Frank A. D. Andrea, and his company Andrea Television.  [Courtesy John Hauser]


Note:  All models on this page used 'continuous tuning', not detent tuning.
 

1946 - (Not making television sets)

[need photo]    1947 - (No models known)

 

[need photo]    1948 - (COVJ12-2)  12" console w/doors, wood, TV-radio-phono

[need photo]    1948 - (CVK12)       12" console, wood (mahogany)

1948 Andrea CVK12  (56K bytes) 1948 Andrea Tuner  (24K bytes) 1948 - (CVK12)   12" console, wood (mahogany), TV-AM-FM - [courtesy Mr. Tony Califano]

[need photo]    1948 - (COVK12)    12" console, wood (mahogany) TV-radio-phono, "Ridgeway"

[need photo]    1948 - (TVJ12)        12" tabletop, wood (mahogany), TV-radio

1948 Andrea TVK12  (36K bytes)     1948 - (TVK12)       12" tabletop, wood (mahogany), TV-AM-FM radio, "Sharron"

[need photo]    1948 - (BTVK12)     12" tabletop, wood (blonde), TV-AM-FM radio, "Sharron"

 

 

[need photo]    1949 - (COVK15)    15" console, wood (mahogany), TV-FM radio, 13 ch. tuner, Chassis VK1516

1949 Andrea COVK16  (36K bytes)     1949 - (COVK16)    16" console w/doors, wood (mahogany), TV-FM radio-phono, 13 ch. tuner, Chassis VK1516

[need photo]    1949 - (COVK125)

[need photo]    1949 - (CVK126)


 

Last year of production: 1958
 


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