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Yashima Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.; Tokyo

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Name: Yashima Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.; Tokyo    (J)  
Abbreviation: yashima
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Yashima Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
314, Kamifuda Chofu
Tokyo, Japan  (1971)

Manufacturer of transistor radios  for the brands Afco, Captain, Commodore, Durando, Hacosonic, Magnasonic, Peerless, President, Yashima, and perhaps Capital and Raleigh.  Also made CB tranceivers for Midland.

Yashima used Japan Code 902.


This manufacturer was suggested by Eckhard Wegner.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
59 Captain Six-Transistor YT-161 2SA30  Kommt mit goldfarbener Metallfront und mit echter Ledertasche: GENUINE COWHIDE LEATHER HAL... 
66 Captain Deluxe 8 Transistor YT-781 (Japan 902) 2SA29  das meistverkaufte Taschenradio jener Zeit, kommt anfangs mit Genuine Cowhide Leather Carr... 
66 Captain YT-981 (Japan 902) 2SA53  See also: KIC Electronics Remington YT-981M Made in Japan 902  
66 Durando YT-158 (Japan 902) 2SA53  Made in Japan 902 
69 Captain YT-236    
65 President 8 Transistor HiFi-Deluxe (Japan 902)   President 8 Transistor HiFi-Deluxe; Front made of metal, dial window, earphones jack. ... 
64 Captain Deluxe D - 8 Transistor W 178 (Japan 902) 2SA53  Similar models listed here Made in Japan 902 
65 Captain ; Kaptain HI FI-DELUXE   Similar models listed here 
68 Captain High Fidelity (Japan 902)   FM: 88-108 MHz, Long wave: 150-390 kHz, AM: 540-1600 kHz, SW1 ("MARINE BAND"): 1... 
65 Captain 3 Band 12 Transistor YT-103 F (Japan 902) [FM/MW/LW] 2SA235  Captain 3 Band 12 Transistor, ranges: FM 88 - 108 MHz MW 535 - 1610 kHz LW 150 -... 
66 Capital YT 158 2SA142   
66 Yashima YT-138 (Japan 902) 2SA142  Similar models listed here Made in Japan 902