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c.1960 Mitsubishi 6X-870

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/8 x 2 13/16 x 1 1/4 inches / 105 x 71 x 32 mm
Six transistors (Hitachi), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Mfg. Co., Japan

May have been released in late 1959. Small, slim and beautiful, with a painted metal speaker grille — by far the best shirt pocket radio made by Mitsubushi in terms of cabinet design and ergonomics.

Mitsubishi 6X-870

Mitsubishi 6X-870

Mitsubishi 6X-870

inside back cover

Mitsubishi 6X-870

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