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1959 Toshiba "Penney's" 6TP-243

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 7/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 5/16 inches / 113 x 70 x 33 mm
Six transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (Toshiba), Kawasaki, Japan
Distributed by Penney's, USA

Toshiba "Penney's" 6TP-243

Toshiba "Penney's" 6TP-243

inside back

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