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1959 NEC NT-620

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/4 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/16 inches / 108 x 68 x 27 mm
Six transistors (NEC), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Nippon Electric Co., Ltd., Japan

A classic transistor radio cabinet design, suggesting its era in every possible way.

NEC NT-620

NEC NT-620

inside back cover

NEC NT-620 chassis — click on photo for a larger image

NEC NT-620 chasses — oval NEC transistors in left
chassis, round can NEC transistors in right chassis —
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