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1962 Toshiba 6TP-31A

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 1 7/16 inches / 114 x 73 x 37 mm
Six transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
Three 1.5-volt AA cells
Manufactured by Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (Toshiba), Kawasaki, Japan

Commonly referred to by collectors as the "Bathroom Scale", for obvious reasons.


Toshiba 6TP-31A


Toshiba 6TP-31A


1961 6TP-31, 1962 6TP-31A — this photo is from my earlier "M31" site —
apparently I sold or traded the 6TP-31 at some point, just why I don't know....


inside back


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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