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1960 Trav-ler TR-600

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
3 7/8 x 2 5/16 x 1 1/8 inches / 99 x 59 x 29 mm
Six transistors (Toshiba, 2SA49, 2SA52, 2SA53, 2SB54, 2x 2SB56), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Trav-Ler Radio & Television Corp., Chicago, USA

Another "Made in the USA, manufactured in Japan" transistor radio, very small and sweet in size, it feels like it has exactly the right dimensions for a hand-held pocket radio.


Trav-ler TR-600


Trav-ler TR-600


inside back


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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