Vintage Realistic Radio 12-627 The Patrolman Works AM /VHF 1970s


This little radio works on AM no issues though I only found one channel in our little town. Certainly not a power house but it's cute and a great part of memory lane. I use to have a small transistor I snuck under my pillow and listened to when I Was suppose to be in bed. There is small chip near the handle strip see last picture . Otherwise it's in nice condition, takes small 9v battery. Interior is clean. From the Radio museum I got the following details for those that need to know - I just liked the way it looked.
Measures 6 inches long and 3.5 inches high.

Model: Realistic 10-Transistor Jetstream 12-627 - Radio Shack Tandy, Realistic,
Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
Dimensions (WHD)
6 x 3.5 x 1.5 inch / 152 x 89 x 38 mm
Realistic 10-Transistor Jetstream Model 12-627.
Receives AM and VHF Aircraft band.
Telescopic antenna. Earphones jack.


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