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c.1960 Constant "Hi-Delity" 6T-330

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
3 11/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 inches / 94 x 62 x 25 mm
Six transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
Three teeny 1.5v UM-5 cells
Manufactured by Fuji High Frequency Radio Lab. Co., LTD. (Constant), Japan

So sweet, so small and so thin! — this is certainly one of the classic Japanese shirt pocket radios — not rare, not early, just simply a great example of the idea of the "Japanese pocket radio".

Constant also sold this radio under the names of "Imperial", "Jupiter", and probably several other names as well.


Constant "Hi-Delity" 6T-330


Constant "Hi-Delity" 6T-330


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