Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mario Filippi (N2HUN), who writes:
Came across this very unusual Panasonic Radar Matic RF-880L radio on eBay:
Very interesting model from the mid-60’s that automatically tunes for radio stations; apparently there’s a motor mechanism to accomplish this.
Some other links for this remarkable radio are:
I was not aware of this unique Panasonic model, Mario. Thanks for sharing!
Mario points out that the tuning mechanism on this Radar Matic RF-880 does not function. Any eBay bidder would have to be willing to repair this otherwise very clean unit.