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1964 Планета (Planeta)

Small coat pocket radio or horizontal shirt pocket, thermoplastic cabinet
5 x 3 1/8 x 1 9/16 inches / 127 x 79 x 40 mm
2-band LW/MW, seven transistors (Russian, П14BП, 3x П41, 2x П401, П422), superheterodyne circuit
One standard 9-volt battery
Manufactured at Radiopribor Plant, Kiev, Ukraine

A very handsome radio with an ivory cabinet face, black back cover and a copper-colored metal speaker grille. Below the grille is an underpainted strip of black plastic bearing the radio's name and the LW and MW tuning windows. The slide switch below it is for changing between LW and MW, the on/off-volume dial is on the side the the radio, and the tuning dial is uniquely placed at the bottom of the cabinet face.

1964 Планета (Planeta)

1964 Планета (Planeta)

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embossed and personalized...

Planeta box

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