Transistor Radios Around the World

Home --- Timeline --- Radios by Country

Before '54 --- North America --- Western Europe --- Japan and Pacific --- East Bloc and USSR

c.1961 Continental TR-801

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
5 x 2 15/16 x 1 7/16 inches / 127 x 75 x 36 mm
Six transistors (Hitachi), superheterodyne circuit
Four 1.5v AA cells
Manufactured by Sharp (Hayakawa Electric Co.Ltd.)
Distributed by Continental Merchandise Co., Inc., New York

Continental TR-801

Continental TR-801

inside back cover

back to '60s Japan index page

All content 2014 by Robert Davidson, All Rights Reserved