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c.1957 Admiral 7M12 (Chassis 7M1)

Small coat pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
6 x 3 9/16 x 1 11/16 inches / 152 x 90 x 43 mm
Seven transistors (RCA, 3x 2N217, 2x 2N218, 2N219; 93A9), superheterodyne circuit
Four 1.5v AA cells

Admiral's first "pocket" radio, this red & white cabinet 7M12 model was part of the 7M10 series with a chassis designation of 7M1. RCA made six of the transistors used in the circuit, and I'm not sure who made the 93A9.

Admiral 7M12

Admiral 7M12

Admiral 7M12

inside back cover

Admiral 7M12

chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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