Toy Rocket Radio

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-246036

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

Descriptive Terms

plastic (organic material)
steel (alloy)
wire
rubber (material)
diodes
Radio

Inscription

"JAPAN / CRYSTAL / RECEIVER" (Molded)
"ROCKET A-1 / TINY GERMANIUM RADIO" (printed)
"ROCKET A-1 / GERMANIUM RADIO" (printed)
"MADE IN JAPAN" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

66.28

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Telecommunication T&E

Dimensions

1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

2010.17.28.1AB

Places

Japan