See all 67 of the
greatest transistor radios
made in the USA. Many
shown life-size and every one in full color. Everything from cute
kit radios to a life-size pearlescent pink Regency TR-1, the world’s
first transistor radio. Lots of
boxes and illustrations, too.
amazed at the beauty of these
classic American transistor radios. And you’ll get some interesting
the real reasons
Japanese firms came to dominate consumer electronics.
professor, Clayton Christensen, has written some popular books about
“disruptive technologies,” in which he cites the transistor radio as a
Reviews of Christensen’s books state that the first transistor radio was a Sony (wrong), that early
transistor radios were of poor quality (wrong again), and that American
manufacturers laid down and died in the face of
Japanese competition. Wrong, wrong, wrong! This author’s ideas are said
to be very influential among entrepreneurs. Mr. Entrepreneur,
I’d be very careful putting real money on the line until you get the facts.
AMERICAN SHIRT-POCKET TRANSISTOR RADIOS and learn the real transistor radio story! A fun read.
With model numbers, dates, notes, and a price guide.