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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Rectangular molded plastic body with perforations for speaker covering 2/3 of front face; brass circular dial at top right for adjusting frequency and white plastic dial for power and volume and tuning control at top left; Regency in script with crown symol above at bottom left
Designer
Painter, Teague and Petertil, American, founded 1950
Engineer
Arthur P. Stern, American, born Hungary, 1925 - 2012
Patentor
Richard C. Koch, American, 1934 - 2011
Manufacturer
Texas Instruments, American, founded 1954
Industrial Development Engineering Associates, Regency Division, American, founded ca. 1954
Date
1954
Credit Line
Gift of Robert M. Greenberg
Medium
Molded plastic, brass; leather and metal (case)
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Transistor Radio
Type
Transistor Radio
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
2017-51-6-a,b
manufactured in
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
designed in
Chicago, Illinois, USA
manufactured in
Dallas, Texas, USA