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Transistor Radios35 of 1681988-sharp stereo radio cassette recorder-fm/mw/lw.Vintage Pocket Radio -- Strauss
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    Posted 3 years ago

    tradio
    (2 items)

    Here is a picture of my transistor radio collection. Been collecting 20 years and find the little pocket radios irresistible.
    The shelf is a home-made from solid oak and measures 48" X 96".

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      What a cool collection and beautifully displayed !
    2. magician1962 magician1962, 3 years ago
      What an amazing collection. I remember them, but had no idea there were so many different models.
    3. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      Ditto for me too .
    4. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Very cool. And they don't take up as much room as full sized radios.
    5. aura, 3 years ago
      What beauthiful items you got.
      When i was seven years old i got a Heron transistor that yoy could hang on your shoulder.
      I have it for many years ago.
      And i was curious of you got someone between this transistor radios.
      i have not found.
    6. tradio, 3 years ago
      I have not heard of the Huron but most of these came with a leather case with a shoulder strap.
      There are many, many different models, this is just a small sample of what is available. We enjoy antique malls and when I see an interesting one that is not over-priced, I'll pick it up and give it a good cleaning and then it is put on display. I have several table top tube radios but as previously mentioned, these do not take up near the room.
      Thanks for the nice comments and I'm glad you enjoyed the post>
    7. aura, 3 years ago
      I saw the Heron transistor radio on Ebay he was sold for 2.99 i mean in august 2016
      Yes you are right that radio was in a brown case with earphone i remember.
    8. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 3 years ago
      Wonderful!
    9. ravage60 ravage60, 3 years ago
      Very nice those were a big part of music in my day.
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Wonderful collection - thank you so much for sharing it with us!
    11. swampdogg swampdogg, 2 years ago
      that's a very nice collection you have there very organized too
    12. bobbygoode, 2 years ago
      My god this is amazing. I can't imagine how many of these devices I went through growing up - and of course tossed them at yard sales. Transistor radios were the iPhones of the 1950's - incredible technology you could put in your pocket... thousands of people at Dodger Stadium would watch the game while listening to Vin Scully calling the play by play. Beautiful collection, well displayed!
    13. gabbyz08, 2 years ago
      These are awesome! I'm working on a show for the History channel about collectors and I think you'd be great on it. Let me know if you want to hear more. gzambrano@thinkfactorymedia.com
    14. tradio, 2 years ago
      Sure, sounds good to me. Sorry it took so long to get back with you, moving...
    15. gabbyz08, 2 years ago
      Awesome tradio! Just shoot me an email when you're free and we can discuss. gzambrano@thinkfactorymedia.com
    16. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      Outstanding collection of transistor radios!!
    17. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
      Omg -- I am in Love with this Collection !!

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