American Bosch Radio
Robert Bosch, was
born in 1861 in Germany (1861/1942) and made his first
for precision and electric engineering” in 1886 in Stuttgart.
His first own
factory was opened in 1901 in Stuttgart for the production of Magnets and electrical parts
for motor vehicles.
In 1906 Robert
opened a subsidiary in New
York (USA) which was named “Robert
Bosch New York Inc.” Subsequently the company was renamed into Bosch Magneto Company.
1911, in Springfield (Massachusetts), Robert Bosch founded a big factory that
was named Bosch Magneto Corporation.
factory produced magnets ignition and parts for the emerging automobile and truck
In 1920 the company
had 3000 workers employed and turned out 50 percent of all the
electrical starter parts required by the U.S.A vehicle industry.
In 1925 the company
began to produce radios under the following names : American Bosch, Amborola and Bosch Cruiser.
1930 the factory States became, for merger with Robert Bosch Magneto Company
Inc (New York), United
American Bosch Corporation.
At that time the
radio products was named American Bosch Radio.
Between 1920 and 1930 there was a linkage from the Italian Magneti
Marelli and the Bosch about the manufacturing of magnets and
electrical parts for vehicles.
In 1930, when the Italian Radiomarelli was born, the radio
models were similar at the American Bosch Radio models and the two
companies was busyness partners.
The Radiomarelli mod. Musagete is
like the American Bosch 48 model.
The “Coribante” idea
was born from the Bosch 5 model.
The “Scrigno” was inspired at the Bosch 200A model.