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TR-620

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Small rectangular white plastic body; front with white metal panel with station indicator, "SONY" logo and "SIX TRANSISTOR," above large, circular, gold-toned pierced metal speaker with recessed asterisk-shaped design; black strap handle on left side; two small white control dials on right side; hinged white metal battery compartment in lower rear.
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Date
1960
Credit Line
Gift of Max Pine
Medium
Molded plastic, stamped metal, stamped and pierced sheet metal, cord
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
2012-17-1
manufactured in
Tokyo, Japan