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Television camera

National Museum of American History

Television receiver

National Museum of American History

Transistor television

National Museum of American History

cart, television

National Museum of American History

Daven mechanical television viewer

National Museum of American History

tube, television

National Museum of American History

Television receiver

National Museum of American History

Transistor television

National Museum of American History

RCA field-test television receiver

National Museum of American History

Television

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Television cameras and towers among entertainment motifs printed in deep green. Streamers or airwaves printed in metallic gold.

Linear drawing in gold on red ground.

Dumont model 180 television receiver

National Museum of American History

Jenkins "Radiovisor" mechanical television receiver

National Museum of American History

RCA TRK-12 Television

National Museum of American History
From 1939 to 1941, about 7,000 television sets were sold. This new technology was out of reach for most Americans as sets ranged from $200 to $600. Television broadcasts were limited to a few large cities such as New York and Los Angeles; they became available across the country only after World War II. This early set, serial number 32, was used for limited, experimental service in the New York area.

Marconi television receiver

National Museum of American History

ALF television series

National Museum of American History

TI television game prototype

National Museum of American History

Sony "Watchman" portable television

National Museum of American History

Jenkins "Radiovisor" television receiver

National Museum of American History

television watch, "watchman"

National Museum of American History

Television in Motel

National Museum of American History

Television in Motel

National Museum of American History

DuMont "Revere" Television Receiver

National Museum of American History
The production of television sets was suspended in the U.S. during World War Two but quickly resumed after the war ended. This model 101 “Revere” television made by DuMont Company included an AM-FM-short wave radio receiver with high fidelity amplifier, and a record changer. Founded by Allen B. DuMont (1901-1965), the company established a television network and produced sets throughout the 1950s. The original list price of this 1947 Revere was $1795.00, equivalent to almost $18,500.00 in 2013.

Jenkins model 202 "Radiovisor" television receiver

National Museum of American History
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