1959 ('58?) Continental TR-100
Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/8 inches / 108 x 67 x 35 mm
Four transistors (TEN: 2S30, 2S31, 2x 2S33, + TEN 1NA1G(?) diode), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Distributed by Continental Merchandise Co. Inc., New York
Manufactured by Sharp (Hayakawa Electric Co.Ltd.) Transistors made by TEN
Several sources tag this as a 1959 radio, but it may have been first produced in 1958.
The example shown here has a pale blue face with a deep blue / pale blue underpainted tuning area and a deep blue cabinet back. Other color combinations included a white face with a black tuning area and cabinet back, and a red face with a beige tuning area and cabinet back. The Continental TR-100 in any color is one of my very favorite transistor radios.