Manufactured in 1957 by - you guessed it - Arvin Industries, Inc. of Columbus, Indiana
The retail price was $49.95 (That's $52 with batteries according to the Aug. '57 issue of Popular Science)
Powered by five TI oval transistors ... vroom!
Runs on 9V premium (Eveready 226, Ray-o-Vac 1600 'n such)
Features a big, goofy belt clip that rotates down 180 degrees to become an easel stand.
This one's alive with the splendor of American fifties' design
Dimensions: 159 x 76 x 38 mm (6-1/4" x 3" x 1-1/2")
Approximate weight: 450 grams