After 30 short years, Sony officially announced that “the final lot of [Walkmans] was shipped to retailers in April this year, and once the last units are sold, there will be no cassette Walkmans from big S anymore.” Continue reading to watch a classic Sony Walkman commercial.

The picture shows the TPS-L2, the world’s first portable (mass-produced) stereo, which went on sale in Japan on July 1 that year and was later exported to the US, Europe and other places.

[via Crunchgear]