A cardboard yellow box for a Regency transistor radio earphones

Made by Regency Div. I.D.E.A. Inc. in Indianapolis, United States of America, 1951-1961.

Regency shirt-pocket transistor radio

Up until the 1920s most commercially made radios were imported into Australia but after this date increasing numbers were manufactured locally. All of these were battery-operated until the introduction of mains-operation in1928 while the number of broadcast transmitters increased from eight in 1924 to 31 by 1930.

Some of the first truly compact radios produced in Australia at this time were to be found in cars but they were virtually unusable while movin...

Summary

H5580-6
Box for earphone from transistor radio, cardboard, Regency TR-1, made by Regency Division IDEA Inc, Indianapolis, United States of America, 1955-1964

Yellow box with an circular window that displays the plastic earphone box that features within.

Dimensions

22 mm
71 mm
71 mm

Production

C. 1956 one of the first transistor radios to be produced commercially
Regency Div. I.D.E.A. Inc. 1951-1961

Cite this Object

A cardboard yellow box for a Regency transistor radio earphones 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 November 2017, <https://ma.as/243732>
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