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Pocket Radio - Eastern, 'Germanium' Type ER 22, Red, circa 1965 Object Reg. No: HT 25461

Summary:
Red Eastern Germanium Type ER-22 pocket radio with wire aerial and earpiece in original box, manufactured by Eastern Radio of Japan.
Description:
The box is rectangular with an orange and white background with black and white printed text. The radio is made of red plastic with a green and silver coloured dial. There is a star symbol in relief on the plastic with a diamond-like gemstone in the middle of it. The aerial is a length of red/orange wire with an alligator clip at the end. The plastic, flesh-toned earpiece is permanently attached with two twisted strands of wire with light green coloured sheaths. There is another alligator clip an a short section of cable sheathing in the box. There is a faded receipt docket in the box.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Jethro Fryer
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 32 mm (Height), 73 mm (Width), 133 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimension above are for the box. The radio dimensions are 80 mm long x 53 mm width x 20 mm depth.

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Tagged with: radio, aar
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Box lid: 'ER-22 / POCKET RADIO', 'EASTERN / POCKET RADIO / ER-22', 'EASTERN POCKET RADIO / MADE IN JAPAN'
Radio:'GERMANIUM / RADIO' on front, 'MADE IN JAPAN' on back
Metal label:'EASTERN'
Earpiece:'JAPAN / CRYSTAL / RECEIVER'
Receipt:'McEWENS / THE HARDWARE / STORE FOR INFORMATION / OCT 4 - 29 -01-2-6 / FOR EVERYTHING / ELECTRICAL (10)'
Manufacturer: Eastern Radio, Japan, circa 1965

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