General Radio 1971-9605 Highlights
The device is a microphone in a storage case, made by the General Radio Company. The microphone has a two-part cylindrical metal case held together with screws. The top part of the microphone consists of a larger diameter cylinder with perforations on the end face. The end is covered by a white plastic removable protective end cap stamped "General Radio." The lower cylinder has a smaller diameter and one end has a "Switchcraft" brand three-pronged connector.
The case has a rectangular, removable plastic cover with wooden end caps and metal edges. On each side of the plastic cover is a black plastic button-type latch. Inside, the bottom of the case is fitted with block of foam into which the microphone is inserted.