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Preserving Arvin

Arvin Products


The companies manufactured a wide variety of products over the years.  The products and dates below a represent when significant new items were introduced into the product line --- (any text in BLUE below is a link to another page with expanded information):


Indianapolis Air Pump Co.

  • Tire pump  (1919)
  • Arvin hot-air heater for automobiles (1920)

Indianapolis Pump & Tube

Noblitt-Sparks

  • Brake lever (1928)
  • Hubcaps (1928)
  • Bent tubing (1928)
  • Exhaust pipes (1929)
  • Mufflers (1929)
  • Rear-vision mirrors (1929)
  • Driving lights (1929)
  • Hot water automobile heater (1929) - See a sales catalog from 1941

                                                                             Check out a rare1930 "Arvin Heat" Newsletter

Arvin

  • Heater-fan combo (1950)
  • Many military products during Korean conflict (1951)
  • Coffee Percolator (1952)
  • Clock radio with outlet & timer (1952)
  • Color television sets (1954)
  • Portable window fans (1954)
  • Arvinyl  (1955)
  • Transistor radios  (1956)
  • Radiant heat screens (1957)
  • Outdoor barbeque grills (1957)
  • Prismatic rear-view mirrors (1958)
  • Aftermarket exhaust systems (1959)
  • 3-dimensional stereo phonographs (1960)
  • Portable phonographs (1961)
  • Automobile consoles (1961)
  • Stainless-steel mufflers (1961)
  • AM/FM Portable radio (1962)
  • Tubular metal tables (1962)
  • Humidifier (1962)
  • Baseboard heaters (1962)
  • Stereo tape recorders (1963)
  • Portable clothes dryer (1964)
  • Automatic door alarm (1965)
  • Instrument panels (1965)
  • Home tape cartridge players (1966)
  • CRV-XX color video recorder (1968)
  • Hair dryer (1969)
  • ASP (glass-packed performance muffler - Arvin Speed Pack
  • Lighted make-up mirrors (1970)
  • Shock absorber (1972)
  • Color video discassette recorder (1973)
  • Catalytic converter (1974)
  • A/B coax switches for TVs (1974)
  • Fireplace heat exchanger (1977)
  • Security systems for nuclear power plants (1978)
  • Wind turbine home attic ventilator (1979)