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c.1962 "Zohar" ("Lohar"?) MTR 201

Shirt pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
4 x 2 1/2 x 1 inches / 102 x 64 x 25 mm
Two transistors (NEC, 2SA156, 2SB99 + SD46 diode)
Superheterodyne reflex circuit
One 9-volt battery
Manufacturer unknown
Distributor unknown

One of the more stylish of the 2-transistor "Boy's" radios, the name of this set might possibly be "Lohar" — the script lettering makes the distinction ambiguous. Also found (unambiguously) as a Million MTR 201.


MTR 201


MTR 201


MTR 201 inside back


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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