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1964 Alpinist (Альпинист)

Portable radio, thermoplastic cabinet
8 7/16 x 5 13/16 x 2 7/16 inches / 214 x 148 x 62 mm
2-band LW/MW, seven transistors (3x MП422, 2x MП40, 2x MП41), superheterodyne circuit
Two large 4.5-volt batteries
Manufactured at Polius Radio Works, Voronezh, Russia

The first of many radio models named "Alpinist (Альпинист) that were produced up through the 1990s. The Russian word Альпинист also is often translated in English as "Climber" or "Mountaineer".

1964 Alpinist (Альпинист)

1964 Alpinist (Альпинист)

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