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BELMONT POCKET RADIO - End view (left) compared with fountain pen and pencil


E&MP 95.001

Photo Electric Cells

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End view of BELMONT POCKET RADIO, compared with fountain pen and pencil.

5-tube superheterodyne receiver, manufactured by Belmont Radio Corp. of Chicago. Size: 3" wide, 3/4" thick, 6 1/4" high.

Weight: 10 ounces, including batteries.

Compactness is made possible through development of sub-miniature tubes by Raytheon Manufacturing Co.

Finished in gold, sterling silver, plain and two-tone metal and morocco, pin seal, alligator, suede and other leathers.

BELMONT RADIO CORP. PHOTOGRAPH (please credit) From: Ray Rice, 60 East 42 Street, New York 17.

Original Caption by Science Service
© Belmont Radio Corp.

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