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The Margolin brothers transformed an East End furniture and musical instrument warehouse into a maker of low cost record players, some of the first on the market; then they also introduced transistor radios
1961 Incorporated as a public company
Early 1960s Faced with cheap imports from Japan, the company tried to switch to being an importer rather than a manufacturer
1965 The last year the company made profits
1968 Tried to introduce higher value hi-fi products
1969 Receiver appointed