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c.1961 Standard SR-H107

Coat pocket radio / small portable, thermoplastic cabinet
6 5/16 x 4 1/16 x 1 5/16 inches / 160 x 103 x 33 mm
2-band MW/SW, eight transistors (made by TEN), superheterodyne circuit
Four 1.5-volt AA cells
Manufactured by Standard Radio Co., Ltd., Japan

A very nicely designed radio in every way, including its cabinet proportions, with a very thin 1 5/16 inches (33mm) depth that makes its otherwise "coat pocket" dimensions seem just fine. The black and gold "Standard" badge on the grille is identical to the automotive-styling logo found on a number of Standard radios made in 1957 and 1958. Not shown here is the radio's detachable telescopic antenna used for short wave listening.

Standard SR-H107

Standard SR-H107

inside back

chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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