Introduced in May
1959. The best selling
transistor radio in Great Britain in
the beginning of the sixties.
The design by
David Ogle. The finish of the cases differ: the
C model (above) is chrome and blue, the B model brass
The case is the same as that of valve portable model MB60, issued in
The radio was
re-introduced as model TR82/97 (with FM, see picture on
the right) in 1998.
This "faithfull reproduction" differs
from the original so much that nothing can be used to
repair an original
and sound quality is below average.