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1960 Arvin Silvertone 9203

Coat pocket radio, thermoplastic cabinet
6 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 1 5/8 inches / 156 x 78 x 41 mm
Four transistors (GE, 2N169, 2N212, 2N292, 2N321; + one Raytheon diode), superheterodyne circuit
One tubular 9-volt battery
Manufactured by Arvin, USA
Distributed by Sears, USA

Another classic plain-and-simple cabinet design from some designer somewhere....

Four GE transistors are used here: a black 2N169 pinch top, a gray oval 2N212, a black 2N292 pinch top, and a black top hat 2N321.

Silvertone 9203

Silvertone 9203

inside front cover

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