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1962 Sony TR-650

3 3/4"H x 2 5/8"W x 1 12/4"D

One of the last "still cool" transistors made by Sony before its design department opted for the bland and boring high-design motifs which would characterize all Sony products up through the '70s...

(But then it's never too late to change one's ways: By the mid-eighties Sony had begun putting color and "styling" back into some of its product designs, culminating in the late '90s with its sleek and beautiful lavender-colored line of Vaio computers released in a pre-iMac era when all other manufacturers, including Apple, were still offering pretty much only two cabinet colors: black, and "cooked oatmeal" ... )


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