Over the years, the transistor has gone down in size by several dimensions. But this was probably a revolution back then. The only problem I see with speaker grooves like those is the possibility of dust clinging inside them, but you can cover the unit up with a cloth or something. Overall, I like it…just like I like Braun products in general.
Has HfG Ulm all over it! … the Bauhaus resurrected in its post-war incarnation with Hans Gugelot and Dieter Rams’ DNA ready to clone Jonathan Ive. “Snow White’s coffin” exemplifying DR’s genetic sequence – Good design is: innovative; makes a product useful; aesthetic; helps us to understand a product; unobtrusive; honest; durable; consequent to the last detail; concerned with the environment; as little design as possible. — Back to purity, back to simplicity.
Beautiful! The contrast between the wood and painted sheet metal(?) is nice. I love the lid handle, a subtraction solution. The color would come from the record label. I’m going to see if I can find one on eBay. By the way, I think his name is spelled Dieter.