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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


inside back cover


chassis — click on the photo for a larger image

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