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1959 Yaou 6G-908

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches / 89 x 60 x 29 mm
Six transistors (made by TEN), superheterodyne circuit
Manufactured by Yaou Electric Co. Ltd., Japan

A sweet small shirt pocket radio taking full advantage of a plastic-only cabinet the plastic grille design is completely unique to this set, and the three cabinet colors work well together to make for a very striking radio. A nice extra here is that the grille louver design is repeated on the back face of the cabinet.

1959 Yaou 6G-908

1959 Yaou 6G-908

inside back (the diagonal louvered speaker grill is
repeated here on the back face of the cabinet)

chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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