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c.1959 NEC NT-61

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches / 108 x 64 x 32 mm
Six transistors (NEC), superheterodyne circuit
One 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Nippon Electric Co., Ltd., Japan

Yet another radio I no longer own — I'm posting an old photo here from my M31 site. I've always thought this was a peculiar-looking radio, but I know a lot of collectors like it, so I wanted to include it here on this site. I'm listing it as circa 1959 because it might well be a 1958 radio.

NEC NT-61

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