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Iconic objects and their modern counterparts

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 46: JAPAN - FEBRUARY 02: The original 'Walkman', model TCS 300, made by Sony of Japan. The TCS 300 was the first personal stereo cassette recorder manufactured by Sony. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)

Sony Walkman

The TCS 300 Walkman was released by Sony in 1979 and made music portable while changing what privacy meant. The light-weight portable player had stereo sound and was affordable.

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