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Cartex clock radio

Collection: Thomasson Transistor Radio Collection
Object Type: Communications Device
Artist/Maker: Cartex
Date: c 1970
Media/Materials: Transistors, metal and plastic
Collector: Thomasson, Tony
Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 29.5 cm x 13.5 cm


LW and MW transistor radio which uses the frequency of the mains electricity to power an electric motor. The electric motor changes the display segments via a series of gears. Marketed in Europe as Cartex and in North America and Japan as Copal.

Object Number: ABDRG2010.50