Thursday, June 10, 2021

Once upon a time, a 21-inch television screen qualified as "home theater"


Ad from 1953 National Geographic

According to this inflation calculator, $189.95 in 1953 is the equivalent to $5,123 today.    


Original 6/9/2021 post, "Once upon a time, television sets grew on trees", starts here.

Ad published in March 1952 edition of National Geographic

Related reading:
DuMont Television:  The first commerciacl television network.  (History of Information)
How Much Did a Television Cost in the 1950s?  (Reference, 4/10/2020)
1952 in television.  (Wikipedia)
Number of television sets in 1952.  (Television Obscurities, 8/6/2009)

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