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1960 Toshiba 7TP-352S

2-band MW/SW shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 3/4 x 3 x 1 3/8 inches / 120 x 76 x 35 mm
Seven transistors (Toshiba), superheterodyne circuit
One tubular 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co. Ltd. (Toshiba), Kawasaki, Japan

Along with the 7TP-352M, this is one of a pair of MW/SW shirt pocket radios introduced by Toshiba in 1960 (maybe 1959), the only difference between them being their short wave band coverage. Both models have a built-in telescopic antenna. This 7TP-352S covers six international short wave broadcast bands between 6 and 18 MHz, as is marked on the dial below the SW frequency numbers. There's a long wire antenna jack on the side, next to the earphone jack.


Toshiba 7TP-352S


Toshiba 7TP-352S, 7TP-352M


inside back


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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