Retro Philco radio on display at Lisa's Country Kitchen, 720 S. Main Street, Nephi, Utah.
Philco, the Philadelphia Storage Battery Company (formerly known as the Spencer Company and later the Helios Electric Company), was a pioneer in early battery, radio, and television production as well as former employer of Philo Farnsworth, inventor of cathode ray tube television. It is currently a brand of Philips. In 1926 they entered the booming radio business. By 1930 they would sell more radios than any other maker and hold that first place position for over 20 years.
Nephi is a city in Juab County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,733 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Juab County. It was settled by Mormon pioneers in 1851, and is the principal city in Juab Valley, an agricultural area. Nephi was named after Nephi, son of Lehi from the Book of Mormon.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.8 km²), all of it land.