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Police radio

Object Number: 
2000.20
Date: 
1980-1990
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, rubber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 37.1 x 7.3 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
marked: on front: "MOTOROLA SABER / PROPERTY OF / NYCPD" marked: on back: "NYCPD / 1S10252 / [etc.]" marked: on bottom: "MOTOROLA / NTN 4595C / ALTERNATE TO" and "U.S. PATENT NO. 4006396 / OTHER PATENT PENDING / 7.5 NICKEL CADMIUM BATTERY / 1 / HR CHARG
Description: 
Hand-held police radio (Motorola Saber 1S10252); rectangular black body; 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