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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Wind-up radio: black horizontal form with curved handle at top, telescoping metal antenna at top left behind handle; front with rectangular yellow and blue station indicator at left, circular speaker in center, yellow and blue Baygen logos on right; circular retractable crank on right side.
Inventor
Trevor Baylis, English, b. 1937
Co-Designer
Andy Davey, English
Anne Gardener, English
Gabby Clarke, English
Firm
TKO, founded 1990
Manufacturer
BayGen Power Company Ltd.
Date
1996
Credit Line
Gift of Fran Smyth
Medium
Molded plastic, metal
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Radio
Type
Radio
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
1996-118-1
manufactured in
South Africa