Transistor Radios Around the World

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Before '54 --- North America --- Western Europe --- Japan and Pacific --- East Europe and USSR

Regency TR-1 transistor radio

1954 Regency
TR-1

Raytheon 8-TP series transistor radio

1955 Raytheon
8-TP

Bulova 250 transistor radio

1955 Bulova
250

Crosley JM-8 series

1955 Crosley
JM-8 hybrid

Emerson 838 hybrid radio

1955 Emerson
838 hybrid

GE 670 series transistor radio

1955 GE
670 series

Raytheon T-100 transistor radio

1955/56
Raytheon T-100

Raytheon T-150 transistor radio

1955/56
Raytheon T-150

RCA 7-BT-9J transistor radio

1955
RCA 7-BT-9J

RCA 7-BT-10K transistor radio

1955
RCA 7-BT-10K

Zenith Royal 500 transistor radio

1955/56 Zenith
Royal 500

Automatic Tom Thumb TT-600 hybrid radio

1956 Automatic
Tom Thumb TT-600

Emerson 849 transistor radio

1956
Emerson 849

Motorola 56T1 transistor radio

1956 Motorola 56T1

Philco T7 transistor radio

1956/57
Philco T7

RCA 8-BT-8FE transistor radio

1956 RCA
8-BT-8FE

Admiral 7M12 transistor radio

c.1957
Admiral 7M12

Bulova 620 Comet transistor radio

1957 Bulova
620 "Comet"

GE P-715 transistor radio

1957 GE
P-715

GE P-746B transistor radio

c.1957 GE
P-746B

Westinghouse H-612P5 transistor radio

1957 Westinghouse
H-612P5

Westinghouse H-653P6 transistor radio

1957 Westinghouse
H-653P6

Zenith Royal 500 transistor radio

1957 Zenith 500
second series

Emerson 888 transistor radio series

1958/59
Emerson 888 series

Motorola 6X39A transistor radio

1958 Motorola 6X39A

Motorola 7X23E transistor radio

1958
Motorola 7X23E

Trav-Ler TR-283 transistor radio

c.1958
Trav-Ler TR-283

Zenith Royal 1000-D transistor radio

1958 Zenith
Royal 1000-D

Silvertone 207 transistor radio

1959 Arvin
Silvertone 207

Bulova 720 transistor radio

1959/60
Bulova 720

Emerson 555 transistor radio

1959 Emerson
555

GM Delco Oldsmobile transportable transistor radio

1959 Oldsmobile
Trans-portable

Olympic 666 transistor radio

1959 Olympic
666 (Japan)

Packard Bell transistor radio

1959 (58?)
Packard Bell

Westinghouse H-698P7 transistor radio

1959 Westinghouse
H-698P7

Zenith Royal 500D transistor radio

1959 Zenith
Royal 500D

Admiral Super 7 transistor radio

1960 Admiral
"Super 7"

Arvin 60R23 transistor radio

1960 Arvin
60R23

Silvertone 1201 transistor radio

1960 Arvin
Silvertone 1201

Silvertone 9203 transistor radio

1960 Arvin
Silvertone 9203

Bell Hit Parade transistor radio

c.1960 Bell
"Hit Parade"

Philco T-51 transistor radio

1960 Philco
T-51

Zenith Royal 50 transistor radio

1960 Zenith
Royal 50

Arvin 61R13 transistor radio

1961 Arvin
61R13

Zenith Royal 50K transistor radio

c.1961 Zenith
Royal 50K

Zenith Royal 500H transistor radio

1961 Zenith
Royal 500H

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