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Toy Rocket Radio

2010.17.28.1AB (RS114309)

Description

Toy Rocket radio (2010.17.28.1A) in original box (!B). Red and black-colored germanium diode radio molded in the shape of a rocket ship. The radio has a silver metal tip at the end of the rocket cone, and a black suction cup attached to the opposite end of the rocket. Red and white electrical wires extend from a hole near the base of the rocket radio. The red wire has an alligator clip on the end, while the white wire connects to a beige-colored earphone. The radio comes in its original cardboard box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1960-1970
Inscriptions
"JAPAN / CRYSTAL / RECEIVER" (Molded)
"ROCKET A-1 / TINY GERMANIUM RADIO" (printed)
"ROCKET A-1 / GERMANIUM RADIO" (printed)
"MADE IN JAPAN" (printed)
Location of origin
Japan
Material
diodes
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)
steel (alloy)
wire
Object type
Telecommunication T&E
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
diodes
plastic (organic material)
Radio
rubber (material)
steel (alloy)
wire
Dimensions
1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.17.28.1AB
GUSN
246036

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