Friday, July 10, 2015

Admiral 19 inch television console (1950 magazine advertisement)

As advertised in National Geographic, March 1950

And here's a sample of what you'd be able to watch on a TV with a 'superpowered chassis'.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI Inflation Calculator notes $495 in 1950 has the same buying power as $4,884.34 today.

Related article:
Comparing the inflated cost of living today from 1950 to 2014: How declining purchasing power has hurt the middle class since 1950.  (, 2/23/2014)

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