1960 Monarch Mini Japanese tube radio (pics)

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Very nice finds on both of those. Seems the Japanese have done rather well with electronics during the years since. That "Approved for Electrical Safety - L.A. Department of Building and Safety" 'permit' is curious. Almost as if it's a homegrown UL-type approval? Born and raised here but don't recall ever seeing one of those stickers. Thanks for sharing!
 
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Nice radio but everyone then knew that Japanese electronics, cameras and cars would never amount to anything. They knew that "made in Japan" meant "junk".
 
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My Dad had one of those! It sat on the table next to his bed and every night he would listen to a "talk radio" program before he went to sleep. Brings back memories smile
 

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50C5, 35W4, 12BE6, 12BA6, and 12AV6, otherwise known as a second generation all american five. Places that had a 100 ish line voltage would have a 35C5 output tube.
 

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Neat pictures and interesting stuff. I'll have to post some pictures of my old Atwater Kent for you guys' opinions.
 
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