|Title||Royal Radio Company announcement for store opening at 734 Washington St., Hoboken, Apr. 15, 1933.|
|Collection||Hoboken Commerce Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Royal Radio Company announcement for store opening at 734 Washington St., Hoboken, April 15, 1933; with form for entry in drawing for a free radio. Printed paper, 7" wide x 13" high folded to 3-1/2" wide x 9-1/8" high. This copy is blank in the areas related to the drawing number or an entrant's information.
Full text is in notes.
Cover has heavily retouched head photo portraits of the two proprietors, Mr. Jaeger and Mr. Levin (first names not given.)
(Note: while the company was established as a radio store, within a few years it offered phonographs and records.)
text front panel:
text inside, first opening, top flap:
A New Deal in Radio Service!
ON APRIL 15th, 1933
The Royal Radio Company
. . . starts its efficient and economical service in motion. With it we take pleasure in identifying two well known men.
Who for the past twelve years has been devoted to servicing the public in northern New Jersey and has built up an enviable reputation for his ability and honesty in his dealings with the public. His knack of locating Radio trouble and curing it is absolutely uncanny.
For the past eight years has been associated with a leading radio company. Many who have known Mr. Levin believe he has that rare quality of good judgment plus a keen foresight that only leading business men possess and predict a successful business career for him.
text inside, second (full) opening:
MORE . . . THAN A RADIO SALES STORE!
WE HAVE ONE OF THE FINEST AND MOST COMPLETELY EQUIPPED RADIO SERVICE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE
A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE COMPLETE SERVICE ROYAL RENDERS
1 We will carry in stock standard radios for the home and office priced from $12 up. Special sets made to order.
2 Of great importance is the service department of any radio store. We are proud of ours and at all times we will maintain the most modern and up-to-date radio service laboratory possible.
3 We will carry in stock at all times a large and complete stock of tubes and parts for all makes of radios.
4 Recently the hiring of amplification equipment for banquets, parties and public affairs has become popular. Consult us for further information.
5 A complete line of automobile radios, suitable for any make car, will be carried in stock priced from $39.50 up. Installed while you wait.
FREE! A Complete Philco De Luxe Baby Grand Radio
Turn to the last page of this announcement and read how you may win without one cent in cost a Philco De Luxe Baby Grand Radio.
RADIO SETS AND TUBES TESTED FREE OF CHARGE!
[logo] J&L ROYAL RADIO CO.
734 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J.
Tel Hoboken 3-9712
text back panel:
On Saturday, April 15th, 1933
9 P. M.
A PHILCO De Luxe BABY GRAND RADIO
will be given away absolutely
This is your number
RULES OF FREE PRIZE CONTEST
Promptly at 9 P.M. a stranger either in or passing by the store will be asked to pick the winning number out of a box.
The number will be announced in and broadcast outside the store. If the winner is not present, a second drawing will take place, and so on until a number with the winner present is drawn. This assures everyone of fair play. The winner presents this announcement and he immediately receives the set. The decision of the judges is final.
|Year Range from||1933|
|Year Range to||1933|
Royal Radio Co.
734 Washington St.
|Caption||front as folded|
Business & Commerce