Radio: Postwar Glimpse

Radio manufacturers are still in the throes of reconversion, but they are hopeful that by year's end nearly a million new sets will be on the market. They hasten to add that these sets will only be "altered and improved" 1942 models; radio's postwar dream world, they admit, is still a long way off.

One small glimpse into that world was provided last week by Chicago's Sentinel Radio Corp. Ready for production, said Sentinel, was a "shirt pocket" set, weighing only 12 oz., which will pick up standard stations almost anywhere. Price: "between $20 and $30."

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