Transistor Radios Around the World

Home --- Timeline --- Radios by Country

Before '54 --- North America --- Western Europe --- Japan and Pacific --- East Bloc and USSR


1960 Toshiba "Pennys" 41-8TM-360

Coat pocket / small portable radio, thermoplastic cabinet
6 5/8 x 3 13/16 x 1 5/8 inches / 168 x 97 x 41 mm
Eight transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
Four 1.5-volt AA cells
Manufactured by Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (Toshiba), Kawasaki, Japan
Distributed by Penney's, USA

A beautiful cabinet variation on Toshiba's 1960 8TM-294B "waffle grille" radio, this set featuring a blue-green painted speaker grille and what must be the biggest gold chevron ever planted on a transistor radio's face!


Toshiba "Pennys" 41-8TM-360

back to '60s Japan index page



All content 2014 by Robert Davidson, worldtransistors@gmail.com All Rights Reserved