Forums :: Resources :: Features :: Photo Gallery :: Vintage Radio Shows :: Archives :: Books
Support This Site: Contributors :: Advertise


It is currently May Wed 23, 2018 7:34 pm


All times are UTC [ DST ]





Post New Topic Post Reply  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Who was J.H.Keeney&Co. ??
PostPosted: Feb Sun 04, 2018 12:24 am 
Member

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 3034
Location: Seattle WA US
J.H.Keeney and Company, of Chicago 32, Illinois apparently jumped into the panadaptor business as a second source vendor, and won a production contract for some BC-1031C panadaptors in 1955. Curiously, the panadaptors they built for the Army were painted Navy grey..... Thats all I know about this company. Can anybody on the forums provide any more info ?

Thanks,
Chuck McGregor K7MCG
Collector of Panadaptors and Panoramic Receivers


Attachments:
BC-1031-C Keeney tag resized.jpg
BC-1031-C Keeney tag resized.jpg [ 81.39 KiB | Viewed 447 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Who was J.H.Keeney&Co. ??
PostPosted: Feb Mon 05, 2018 11:37 pm 
Member

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 3034
Location: Seattle WA US
Will post to my own thread, to provide new info and close out thread...

J H Keeney & Co was apparently a Chicago - based maker of slot machines and almost any other kind of coin-slot machine for gaming, vending, and entertainment. Possibly they may have also been a vendor of cast metal parts for Chicago radio manufacturers. They had one gaming device called Panascope.

So, in 1955 they apparently responded to an RFP to build a run of BC-1031C panadaptors as supplied by Panoramic in 1943 and second source New London Instrument Company during subsequent wwII years. I would like to see the inside of a BC-1031C built by Keeney just to see how they dealt with sourcing 1943 vintage parts for 1955 production...

--
Chuck K7MCG


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Who was J.H.Keeney&Co. ??
PostPosted: Feb Tue 06, 2018 3:09 pm 
Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Jan Thu 01, 1970 1:00 am
Posts: 10467
Location: Latham NY
They also made the TV-2B tube tester for the military. I have one.


Attachments:
002.JPG
002.JPG [ 152.21 KiB | Viewed 246 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
Post New Topic Post Reply  [ 3 posts ]  Moderator: sofaslug

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: alexandru_sorin, Kestas, Majestic-12 [Bot], The Digital Pencil and 20 guests



Search for:
Jump to:  
























Privacy Policy :: Powered by phpBB