Moore Original  "Radio Demon"  Type Y
Electric Service Products Company,
Exclusive Distributors,
214 W. Madison Street,
10 S. Wells Street,
Chicago, Illinois, USA

    The origin of this radio is best stated on the bottom paragraph of the lid label, "Radio Demon" is a product of the "Chicago Daily News" Radio Laboratory as per their Radio Editions of February 3rd, 10th, March 10th, and August 14th, 1923."  The Electric Service Products Company manufactured this radio and other radios that were published in the Chicago Daily News newspaper and they were the exclusive dealership these radios.  The manufacturer incorporated many high quality components, most of which were Nickel plated, and were mounted on a highly polished aluminum chassis.  I purchased this radio at the Lawson Auction Gallery of Danville, Indiana on March 9, 2002, where they were auctioning off the radio collection of William H. Huntley.  William originally purchased this radio, in 1975, from the Stilesville Auction House of Stilsville, Indiana for $35.00.

Tube Line Up:
UV-201A / 200A...Detector / Regenerator
UV-201A...1st. Audio
UV-201A...Audio Output

Height...7.5 inches
Width...18.75 inches
Depth...6.75 inches

Frequency Range:
375 kHz to 3000 kHz

Power Source:
Battery...+6 Volts
              +22 Volts
              +90 Volts

Click here to view, by means of TerraServer, the location of the Electric Service Products Company store that manufactured and distributed the Moore Original Radio Demon line of radios.  Both addresses shown at the top of the page point to the same location.

Radio News, February 1925
Page 1458

Radio Demon Type C regenerative receiver.  From the collection Dick Bury of Gurnee, Illinois.

    This cover is to the assembly manual  for the Radio Demon  Type "E" two stage amplifier. According to the "Assemblies" page which is the second to the last page in this booklet, there were four models offered during the 1923 season.  The Radio Demon Type C one tube regenerative receiver which retailed for $32.50,  the Radio Demon Type D one stage amplifier which retailed for $19.50, the Radio Demon Type E two stage amplifier which retailed for  $35.00, and the Radio Demon Type Y three tube regenerative radio receiver which retailed for $70.00.


    The Electric Service Products Co. operates two retail Radio Stores in connection with a radio manufacturing, distributing and jobbing business.  We carry in stock, ready for immediate shipment the most complete and up-to-date line of high grade selected and tested Receivers, Tubes and Radio Accessories to be found anywhere.  Our business was established in 1910.  We have earned our enviable reputation for Good Service and Square Dealing by adhering strictly to legitimate practice, high mechanical standards and an unequivocal guarantee with every transaction-free replacement of goods or money refunded if not as represented.
    Only new, clean stock of recognized manufacturers can get our shelves.  We will not handle surplus stock, salvaged goods, bankrupt's leavings, manufacturers' odds and ends or reject seconds.  We are backed by manufacturers of standing in every claim we make and when you purchase from us parts for your radio experimental work, you have the assurance that your apparatus is of the best possible quality and that you can obtain such goods for replacements at any time in the future.
    We maintain the year round a competent engineering staff-men of experience as well as theoretical knowledge.  Our engineering staff is completely at your service in any problem that confronts you.  This service is absolutely free to our customers weather in or out of the city.  We conduct a voluminous correspondence with far away customers and give them every advantage of this free consulting service.  Write us about your troubles and we shall be pleased to help you.
    We also maintain a complete testing plant fully equipped with accurate electrical testing instruments by which we must give you expert and authentic tests of any type of equipment.  Bring in your receiver and we will test it for audibility; we will advise you if your phones are balanced and if your tubes are functioning efficiently.  This service is free to you.  We test every tube we sell.  If these do not give results we make good.
    Our construction and Repair Department is recognized as one of the most complete shops of it's kind in the country.  It is fully equipped with testing equipment, panel engraving machinery, electric drilling machines, template drillers, pattern layout machines, electric welders and solderers and wood-working machinery for the manufacturer of work is fully guaranteed against mechanical defects or poor workmanship for one year.
    Our charges are most reasonable, based either on time and material or a flat contract price for the job.  All changes are based on expert unit cost data, insuring you at all times against overcharges.
    Try out this service.  Advise us the type of receiver you want to build: send along a copy of hook up and list of parts you want.  We will advise cost of parts and also what we will  advise cost of parts and also what we will charge to build the set complete, covered by our one year guarantee.  We save you time, money and patience.
    We you Quality, Service and a Square Deal.

Electric Service Products Co.
214 W. Madison St. - 10 S. Wells St.

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