Motorola model 55B1 was between 1953 and 1956. This style of radio incorporated the antenna in the handle and could be rotated separately instead of turning the whole set.
Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company based in Schaumburg, Illinois, United States and was founded September 25, 1928. In 1952 Motorola’s semiconductor group began manufacturing the company’s first transistor, a 3-amp power transistor. In June 1955 Motorola introduced a new brand logo, the
stylized “M” insignia, or “emsignia.” Designed to look like twin peaks.
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