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c.1961 Grand Prix GP-21

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
3 3/4 x 2 7/16 x 1 3/16 inches / 95 x 62 x 30 mm
Six transistors (Matsushita), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Fukoku Electro-Ind. Co, Ltd., Japan

One of those classic 1960s small pocket radios with a round speaker grille and some nice reverse-painted plastic covering the dial area. This set appeared under several other names as well.

Grand Prix GP-21

Grand Prix GP-21

inside back face

chassis — click on photo for a larger image

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