The Original TPS-L2 Sony Walkman Was Indeed Born in 1979

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We didn't forget the Walkman in Giz 1979. It's just that its birthday was two weeks ago. Question: if it's the first model, what's with the complicated name? Regift! [The Original Walkman, Crazy and Notable Walkmans and Walkman Trivia]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

Maybe it was just one of those codenames on the manufacturer's slip at the factory that stuck to the end. Just be happy we're not currently born as Infant #423-341A