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1961-62 NEC NT-730

Small coat pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
5 1/16 x 3 5/16 x 1 1/8 inches / 129 x 84 x 29 mm
Seven transistors, superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Nippon Electric Co., Ltd., Japan

A 7-transistor small-and-skinny coat pocket radio, a later NEC model with a very nice cabinet design and appealing proportions. This unitís cabinet color is a deep midnight blue. Its gold-colored grille is repeated on itís back face, something NEC also did on their c.1962 NT-625 shirt pocket radio.

NEC NT-730

NEC NT-730

back face of NT-730 cabinet

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