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Toot-a-loop, R-72 S

The novelty: the radio’s shape could be altered – because its s-shape could be twisted to form a closed ring shape. This meant that it could be worn as a bracelet and that listening to music had become mobile – a precursor of the Walkman, so to speak.
Designer
Year1969
ManufacturerMatsushita Electric Industrial C. Ltd. (Panasonic National)
CountryJapan
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Type of DeviceRadio