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Electro Manufacturing

The Electro Manufacturing Corporation produced TV lamps under the name Electrolite, and were located in Chicago, Illinois. Their lamps have often been attributed incorrectly to Shawnee, a company whose products they resemble somewhat.

Electro Mfg. Fawn value:  rarity:
This one is occasionally found with a label that reads, Genuine Electrolite, Electro Manufacturing Corp. Chicago, Ill. Photo courtesy of Bill Keller, Knoxville, TN.
back view Reverse of the Electro Deer.
Electro Mfg. Swan value:  rarity:
Similar stylistically to the Deer above, this Electro Swan TV lamp is similar in size as well at a mere 5 1/2" tall.
back view Back-view of the Electro Swan.
Electro Mfg. Swan The Electro Swan is also found in pink. Photo courtesy of Bill Keller, Knoxville, TN.
back view Back view.
Electro Mfg. TV lamp value:  rarity:
Unlike other known Electro Manufacturing TV lamps, this "Young Davy Crockett" design features airbrushed coloration. Photos courtesy of eBay seller, tintaxi.
Electro Mfg. TV lamp Back view. One characteristic shared with other Electro lamps is the diminutive size, this one being just five inches tall.
Electro Mfg. TV lamp A top view reveals the bulb placement. It was probably also sold in a planter version, as was Electro's Swan.
Electro Mfg. TV lamp An Electrolite label is found on the bottom.

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