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1960 Arvin 60R23

Portable radio, thermoplastic cabinet
7 1/4 x 5 x 2 1/4 inches / 184 x 127 x 57 mm
Six transistors, superheterodyne circuit
Four 1.5v "C" cells
Manufactured by Arvin, USA

A very handsome US portable transistor radio, nicer than most other US portables of the time. And as any transistor radio collector can tell you, you can always tell an Arvin's production/distribution date by its model number: the first two digits of the model number indicate the last two digits of the production/distribution year.

Arvin 60R23

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