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The Admiral Corporation was founded in 1934 by Ross D. Siragusa in Chicago, Illinois. Its industry was consumer electronics (currently appliances) and its headquarters remained in Chicago, Illinois (currently in Benton Charter Township, Michigan). It was acquired by Rockwell International in 1973. Its appliance division was sold to Magic Chef, Inc., who was acquired by the Maytag Corporation in 1986, then to its current parent Whirlpool Corporation after acquiring Maytag in 2006. The television division is being manufactured and sold by AOC International.

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COMPANY NAMES

Continental Radio & Television Corporation (1934-1943)

Admiral Corporation (1943-1973)

PRODUCTS

  • Admiral "Petite" Portable (Possibly only 1948)
  • Admiral Dual-Temp Refrigerator
  • Admiral Electric Range
  • FM-AM Radio & Automatic Phonograph
  • 3-Way Portable Radio
  • Magic Mirror Television
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