Westinghouse Six Transistor Radio, 1960's

When I found this radio, it had batteries from the 1960's inside AND it still worked!

  • kelco 9y

    that's purty. nice condition.
  • Triborough PRO 9y

    "You can be sure if its Westinghouse!" - Tom Snyder
  • Kevin Trotman PRO 9y

    It looks new!
  • Jonathan Marks 8y

    How did you clean it to gleam like that?
  • loungelistener PRO 7y

    I think I could just sit and admire your radio collection for hours. Especially if we played some of them. :-)
  • Ann-Christin Karlén Gramming PRO 7y

    I've used this photo several times in my blog when blogging about radioshows.
  • dlC. Leal 7y

    Hola, soy el administrador de un grupo llamado Toda la Tecnología y nos encantaría agregar esto al grupo.
  • radiotest2002 7y

    If this radio still worked with the old batteries then it's from the Twilight Zone! :^)
  • LeopardTwist PRO 7y

    I wondered if you were going to have one of these. I got one for Christmas in 1960. We were allowed to take them to school as long as we didn't play them in class or too loud. We were poor and still had an outdoor toilet, but mom and dad managed to get me and my sister one of these. I look back now, this minute and think how could they afford them. I know I, myself thought I was something because I had one. These memories just brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for preserving so much great history.
  • Jan 6y

    super nice shot.

    used it in a blogpost:

  • loungelistener PRO 6y

    Isn't it funny how these bloggers always say "I used your photo" instead of "can I use your photo"?
  • Jan 6y

    because these fotographers already state all the conditions in their creative commons license how to use the picture and did not mention that they want to be asked for permission first. there could be a reason why this license was invented.
    maybe some of these commentators don't even know what creative commons means or have never used it.
  • bestfor / richard 6y

    I'm a great radio fan and so I saw this photo at once. I still have radios that I had and also which still work from the 1960s. I don't understand the frequency dial here because we used to have transistors with metres on them and then when the Japanese sets cornered the market they changed to kHz sometime in the mid 70s. A great radio photo.
    (Check your licence to ensure it can't be used commercially)

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  • batterymaker1 6y

    I have one of those. Main weakness is their flimsy plastic battery holder. Otherwise, pretty good looking sets.
  • Mark Amsterdam PRO 4y

    Hi, Very nice radio ! I own the same model, but in a different colours.

    WESTINGHOUSE 6 Transistor Portable Radio 1960
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Taken on May 12, 2006
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