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c.1963 Avis AS-615

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 inches / 105 x 64 x 25 mm
Six transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
Two 1.5-volt AA cells
Manufacturer unknown
Distributor unknown

A circa 1963 radio with an all-metal face — but one great thing about this set is its true pink cabinet color (not "salmon" or "coral"). I had another New-Old-Stock Avis AS-615 in baby blue, another beautiful color.

Avis AS-615

Avis AS-615

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