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1960/'61 Yaou General -----

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 inches / 102 x 67 x 30 mm
Six transistors, superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Yaou Electric Co. Ltd., Japan

No model number found for this radio. "General" is the model name here, and at least the first two Yaou radios (6G-360 and 6G-704) also used "General" as a model name — obviously this General is a much later radio!

And yet again, like the 1959 Yaou 6G-908 and the 1960 Yaou, here is a petite shirt pocket radio made by Yaou that incorporates some unique cabinet design elements....


Yaou General


Yaou General


inside back label —


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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