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1960 Toshiba 7TP-303

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 7/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches / 113 x 70 x 35 mm
Seven transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
Three 1.5v AA cells
Manufactured by Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (Toshiba), Kawasaki, Japan

Commonly referred to by collectors as the "Cat's Eye".

(Take a look at the September 16, 1960 "article" in the New York times, essentially an advertisement for this 7TP-303 and the Toshiba 9TM-40).


Toshiba 7TP-303


inside back


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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