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This set includes instructions, two black plastic powerpacks with buttons for transmission, and a plastic wrist radio with a synthetic strap and speaker. It was made between 1946 and 1970 by The American Doll & Toy Corp. Dick Tracy is a long-running comic strip character. The police detective was created by Chester Gould in 1931. His now iconic 2-way wrist radio premiered in 1946 and was replaced with a 2-way wrist TV in 1964.
Creator: American Doll & Toy Corporation
Date: between 1946 and 1964
Item Number: 222024
KSHS Identifier: 1989.133.4
Collections - Museum
Date - 1940s
Date - 1950s
Date - 1960s
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Play - Toys
Objects and Artifacts - Recreational Artifacts - Toy - Transceiver
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts