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1998

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2000

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TalkAbout SLK Two-way Radio, 1998

This is a Two-way radio. It was manufactured by Motorola, Inc.. It is dated 1998 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is plastic, rubber, electronic components. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Motorola, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Motorola Inc..

  • Lectron Intercoms, 1967
  • molded plastic, perspex, steel and electronic components.
  • Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.
  • 2017-51-20-a,b

Its dimensions are

16h x 5.8w x 2.5d cm (6 5/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in. )

It has the following markings

"Talkabout" appears on face above digital read-out screen; M logo and "Motorola" molded into face at center, above speaker.

Cite this object as

TalkAbout SLK Two-way Radio, 1998; Manufactured by Motorola, Inc. (United States); USA; plastic, rubber, electronic components; 16h x 5.8w x 2.5d cm (6 5/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in. ); Gift of Motorola Inc.; 2000-77-1-a/d

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