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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 symbol above at bottom left
Manufacturer
Texas Instruments, American, founded 1954
Industrial Development Engineering Associates, Regency Division, American, founded ca. 1954
Designer
Painter, Teague and Petertil, American, founded 1950
Engineer
Arthur P. Stern, American, born Hungary, 1925 - 2012
Patentor
Richard C. Koch, American, 1934 - 2011
Date
1954
Credit Line
Gift of Robert M. Greenberg
Medium
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