1949: The Radio Hat

Sources: 1. 2. 3. Wikipedia, 4. Modern Mechanix, 5. Big Duck

5 Responses

  1. Karin Falkenberg

    What a wonderful invention!
    A hat like this unfortunately is still missing in our collection…
    Best wishes
    from the
    Museum of Broadcast, Rundfunkmuseum, Fuerth, Germany

  2. Mike G

    I’m glad to see that the “B” battery as they called it, was only 22 Volts. Most portables at the time used a 67 1/2 volt battery, more than I would want that close to my head!


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