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1959 Mitsubishi 6X-300

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 1 7/16 inches / 114 x 73 x 37 mm
Six transistors (Hitachi, 2N215, 2x 2N217, 2x 2N218, 2N219, + 1N34A diode)
Superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Mfg. Co., Japan

This 6X-300 and the c.1960 6X-870 shirt pocket set were by far Mitsubishi's best designed radios.

Mitsubishi 6X-300

Mitsubishi 6X-300

inside back cover — the thin back half of the cabinet is
a light blue, and the thicker front half is a darker blue

chassis — click on photo for a larger image

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