Transistor Radios Around the World

Home --- Timeline --- Radios by Country

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


1959 Toshiba 6TP-309

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 3/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 5/16 inches / 106 x 68 x 33 mm
Six transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (Toshiba), Kawasaki, Japan

Nicknamed "Deep-Vee" by collectors. Other cabinet colors included black and chartreuse.


Toshiba 6TP-309


Toshiba 6TP-309


inside back


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image


page 3 from a four-page Toshiba brochure

back to 1959 Japan index page



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