Vintage Zenith Transistor Radio Royal 16 Model 506 Bill-fold Style

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Vintage Zenith Royal 16 Model 506 Transistor Radio Bill-fold Style 

Zenith Radio Corp of Chicago, IL maker of radios during the 1950s-70s this radio was made in Japan. This radio has very good reception.

Main principle

Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)

Tuned circuits

5 AM circuit(s)

Wave bands

Broadcast only (MW).


Power type and voltage

Dry Batteries / 2 x 1,5 UM3 Volt


Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 cm = 2 inch

Power out

0.2 W (unknown quality)


Model: Royal 16 R16Y1 - Zenith Radio Corp.; Chicago,


Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)


Design Radio or Novelty / Gadget - fancy or unusual shape.

Dimensions (WHD)

85 x 135 x 35 mm / 3.3 x 5.3 x 1.4 inch


Zenith R16 Transistor Radio in various cabinet colours known.

Manufactured in Japan by manufacturer with Japan MITI code 506.

Condition: C8 normal slight wear

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