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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Red plastic rectangular block-like form with rounded edges and corners; retractable chrome handle, top left; sectioned retractable antenna at top, rear right corner. The body divided at center by chrome band; small button in front, hinged at back; body opens to reveal black speaker in left section, black panel with control dials and buttons in right section.
Designer
Richard Sapper, German, 1932 - 2015
Marco Zanuso, Italian, 1916 – 2001
Manufacturer
Brionvega, S.p.A., Milan, founded 1945
Date
1964
Credit Line
Gift of Max and Barbara Pine
Medium
ABS plastic, chrome-plated metal
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Portable radio
Type
Portable radio
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
1994-59-3
made in
Italy