Police radio

Object Number: 
2000.23
Date: 
1965-1980
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, rubber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 32.1 x 7 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on front: "102 PCT" painted: on front: "T13" incised: on bottom: "3778" handwritten in black ink: on back: "3778" marked: on back: "HANDIE-TALKIE / FM RADIO / MOTOROLA"
Description: 
Hand-held police radio (Motorola Handie-Talkie); dark bluish green body with silver band around edges; rubber antenna and controls on top.
Gallery Label: 
This hand-held radio was used to communicate to officers by Central Dispatch 911. The donor, Edward Norris, is a former new York City police officer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ed Norris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group