REGENCY TR-1  ADVERTISEMENTS - 1954/55

In 1954/55 Marshall Field & Co advertised the Regency TR-1 as the worlds first pocket radio; it wasn't. There were several tube portables that operated on earphone only and predated the TR-1 by up to 10 years. The TR-1 was of course the worlds first transistor radio.

 

Liberty Music stores presented this ad for the TR-1 with reference to the rare pearlescent finishes available for an extra $5...

 

The following is a window display card inviting customers to "come in for an exciting demonstration".