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Toshiba 7TP-303A (Japan)

Toshiba 7TP-303A (Japan)

This early shirt pocket radio from Japan is in excellent condition and playing strong on three "AA" batteries. This popular radio is nicknamed "Cats Eye" because of its stylish reverse painted front tuning window. This one also has a tone switch by the volume control which makes it unique. This offering also includes its nice matching leather case. All original and highly collectable.  $325.00. (0520527)

 

Global GR-900

Global GR-900

This is an early nine-transistor shirt pocket radio made in Japan. It features a big and bold reverse painted front tuning window and styling typical of this early era of transistors. This radio and its matching case look unused. When a common 9 volt battery is inserted, it sounds like new too. No detractors on this one, collectors! Don't miss out!  $325.00. (0520526)

 

Channel Master 6518

Channel Master 6518

This beautiful radio is perfect for display or to restore to playing condition because it currently is not playing, but what a looker. The beautiful red cabinet is clean and original with no defects. The AM/FM receiver has two telescoping antennas in great condition also. Clean, clean, clean.  $75.00. (0520525)

 

Grundig M400 World Reciever

Grundig M400 World Reciever

This radio can best be described as a modern version of the Panasonic "Mr Thin" as it measures only 3/8" thick. It has AM, FM, SW1 and SW2 bands. It has a nice large digital display which shows the time when the radio is not in operation. The digital technology makes for pin-point tuning accuracy. This radio is perfect for taking on walks or any outdoor activity. It's only 4-1/4" tall and despite the thin speaker, puts out good volume. It operates as it should on two "AAA" batteries. The cabinet feels almost rubber, so durability is fantastic. I have used this for over a year now and can confidently offer it to you knowing you will be pleased. Has a telescoping antenna for those hard to reach FM stations and shortwave stations around the world.  $39.00. (0520524)

 

Zenith Royal 16 (1967)

Zenith Royal 16 (1967)

Beautiful brown Royal 16 made in 1967 in Japan. This radio is in new condition and includes the box and both styro inserts. Another special feature about this set is that the serial number inside the radio matches the serial number on the outside of the box. Radio plays as new on two common "AA" batteries.  $85.00. (0520522)

 

Zenith Royal 500H Gift Set (1961)

Zenith Royal 500H Gift Set (1961)

Here is a nice and clean example of the most prestigious gift that you could receive in the early 60's. This high-end radio is legendary for its fine sound. When presented in this leather-bound hinged gift box with satin and felt interior and all the accessories, it makes quite a presentation. As you carefully view the photos, I would like you to note the condition of this box and this radio as they have been well protected and in excellent condition. There are no breaks or wear to the exterior of the box, and no damage to the radio or accessories. You have found one of the best! Oh yes, the radio is clean inside and playing perfectly, too. Includes all original paperwork and sales slip.  $595.00. (0520517)

 

Philco T7-126 (1956)

Philco T7-126 (1956)

Here is a nice and clean example of the first Philco transistor radio. Introduced in 1956 for the 1957 model year, this durable and simple design runs on two common "D" sized flashlight batteries. This one plays well with good sound and volume. The solid plastic body is free of any chips or cracks and is all original.  $145.00. (0520516)

 

Realtone TR-1088 "Comet" (Japan, 1960)

Realtone TR-1088 "Comet" (Japan, 1960)

Here is a beautiful little Realtone made in 1960. This stylish model is one of the iconic transistors that came out of Japan during the time when it was all about color and design. This eight-transistor was advertised as being powerful because most other pocket radios made during this time were only six transistors. This one plays pretty good on a common 9 volt battery. But more importantly, the cosmetics are fantastic: no chips or cracks or wear spots.  $245.00. (0520515)

 

Miss Liberty Transistor (Japan)

Miss Liberty Transistor (Japan)

This is a sharp looking replica of the Statue of Liberty that is also a transistor radio. The statue is in real nice shape and the radio plays well on a common 9 volt battery. This radio was marketed by Radio Shack and the label says that some of the proceeds went to a restoration fund for this landmark on Ellis Island. 11"H.  $24.00. (0520512)
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It is my mission to offer for sale to the radio collecting world top quality collectable transistor radios that are clean, functional, and highly desirable. Before listing any radio, I take measures to assure each one reaches a high level of cleanliness and performance before it is listed. I also will give you an honest description of what you are buying so that you can judge the value before you make that purchase.

Living up to my mission statement is how I have been able to sell almost 300 transistor radios in my seven years on the attic.  My customers are generally those who desire high quality and know that by dealing with me, you don't waste money on disappointments and by being burned on auctions and dealing with novice sellers. And I will continue to offer a money back guarantee if for some reason you are not satisfied because I want you to love your radio, or I am not happy either.

Thank you to all of my previous buyers for helping to make Gary Ball's Transistor Radio Attic a success. I pledge to continue to offer the same high standards you have come to expect.

<<   Gary's Radio Attic testimonials...   >>
  • "I have purchased some fifteen radios from Gary and all of them were exactly what was advertised. He is a man of his word and follows up on every sale to make sure the customer is happy. For all my transistor needs I go to Mr. Gary Ball." -- Roger, San Jose, CA

  • "This (Raytheon 8TP-1) is surely the best of the early transistor radios and I am very happy to own such a nice example." -- Dieter, Canada

  • "What a stellar site! If you want the best in professionalism and merchandise, Gary's ... is the place to go." -- Michael, Spokane

  • "I got the two radios, and they are beautiful!" -- George, Maryland

  • "Gary, Just wanted to let you know that I received the 2 radios this noon. They are really great looking radios." -- Bob, California

  • "The radio arrived last Thursday in good shape, it now playing on my desk. I hope you have more radios for me." -- Luis, Mexico.

  • "The Universal PTR62B and Trancel T-11 arrived on Friday! They are great sets! Thank You!!" -- RC, FL

  • "Gary, Will definitely tell people about the attic. thanks," -- Joe, New England

  • "Gary, In this moment the radio Sony 620 arrived!! Very beautiful. Thank you and best regards." -- Vincenzo, Italy

  • "The 2 radios look very good and they play well. I will display (them) on my shelf in my music room with the others. " -- Norman

  • "I am happy with the ... Zenith Royal 500 radios ...  They look great and work like new. I'll buy again!" -- Anthony, Chicago   

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