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a)portable metal "Motorola" radio contained in a leather-texture case with a carrying strap and four small round metal feet; panel on right side with recessed on-off and volume control, tuning control and tuning lens; left side with battery life indicator button and earphone jack on side. b)white paper instruction booklet with green printing for "Motorola Portable Radio, All Transistor, Model x28"; begins with an introduction to radio and covers battery installation and maintenance notes; warranty on back; "Motorola Inc., 9401 West Grand Avenue., Franklin Park, Illinois"; four pages.
The donor grew up in Holland, MI in the home at 114 E. 29th Street. His mother Isla taught school at nearby Longfellow School. This radio was purchased by the donor ca. 1963 with money he had received for his birthday.
Gift of
Van Dyke, Bill