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Zenith® Transistor Radios: Evolution of a Classic

Zenith® Transistor Radios: Evolution of a Classic

Norman R. Smith

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Here, for the first time, is a complete guide to all the wonderful transistor radios produced by the Zenith Radio Corporation during the “Magic Years,” when transistor radio design was constantly being improved. This comprehensive book includes a complete listing of all transistor radio models created by Zenith from 1955 through 1965. Outstanding color photos from original Zenith sales sheets as well as information on each model are presented in a year by year order of production. Never before published photographs, documents, and original drawings from the Zenith archives, as well as a large collection of original Zenith advertising, fill the pages. A large, full-color photo section with price guide rounds out the book and will help readers easily identify each Zenith transistor radio from those “Magic Years.”

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 252 photos | Price Guide | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764300158 | Binding: soft cover

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Norm Smith is a longtime collector of transistor radios who still uses his original Zenith Royal 500H purchased new in 1962. Norm and his wife Susan reside in Bradenton, Florida.