Transistor Radios Around the World

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1960 Sony TR-620

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
3 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches / 90 x 60 x 29 mm
Six transistors (Sony), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Sony Corp., Japan

A wonderful Sony radio — so tiny without being a "micro", and such a solid and beautiful cabinet design.

Sony TR-620

Sony TR-620

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