Summary

Red Eastern Germanium Type ER-22 pocket radio with wire aerial and earpiece in original box, manufactured by Eastern Radio of Japan.

Physical Description

The box is rectangular with an orange and white background with black and white printed text. The radio is made of red plastic with a green and silver coloured dial. There is a star symbol in relief on the plastic with a diamond-like gemstone in the middle of it. The aerial is a length of red/orange wire with an alligator clip at the end. The plastic, flesh-toned earpiece is permanently attached with two twisted strands of wire with light green coloured sheaths. There is another alligator clip an a short section of cable sheathing in the box. There is a faded receipt docket in the box.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Mr Jethro Fryer, by 1988

  • Manufacturer

    Eastern Radio, Japan, circa 1965

  • Inscriptions

    Box lid: 'ER-22 / POCKET RADIO', 'EASTERN / POCKET RADIO / ER-22', 'EASTERN POCKET RADIO / MADE IN JAPAN' Radio:'GERMANIUM / RADIO' on front, 'MADE IN JAPAN' on back Metal label:'EASTERN' Earpiece:'JAPAN / CRYSTAL / RECEIVER' Receipt:'McEWENS / THE HARDWARE / STORE FOR INFORMATION / OCT 4 - 29 -01-2-6 / FOR EVERYTHING / ELECTRICAL (10)'

  • Classification

    Communications, Radio, Receivers

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    133 mm (Length), 73 mm (Width), 32 mm (Height)
    Dimension above are for the box. The radio dimensions are 80 mm long x 53 mm width x 20 mm depth.

  • Keywords

    Radio