c.1959 Hoffman BP 707
Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/2 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/4 inches / 114 x 68 x 32 mm
Seven transistors (TEN, 2SA30, 2x 2SA31, 2SA32, 2x 2SA33, 2SA37), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Distributed by Hoffman Radio Corp., Los Angeles, USA
Manufactured by Hayakawa Electric Co. Ltd., Japan (Sharp)
One of the earlier shirt pocket transistor radios from US radio makers to be manufactured in Japan, and a really gorgeous radio, especially with its purple reverse-painted plastic dial area offset against a silver-colored metal grill, some brass trim, and a beige cabinet.