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Posted 3 years ago


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I picked up this portable TV as a freebie, advertised on Craig's List. It's not working, though it looks good enough for a display item. The original cord was cut off at the plug and so I removed it and found another cord with a plug of the same size (after reaming out the holes). Several tubes seem to light up but not the screen.

I believe it should have rabbit ears or some kind of an aerial on top but it just has a cable connection wired in. I found a similar TV shown on Ebay, dating from 1957. Would anyone have an original magazine ad for it or more information about it?



  1. cis2you cis2you, 3 years ago
    In 1955, my husband purchased this same TV set as our very first. It had rabbit ears and lasted a very long time (throughout our college years.)
  2. Jim, 3 years ago
    That's good to know, thanks. Now to find those rabbit ears.
  3. raddios, 3 years ago
    I have one but yours has a beautiful color i love it
  4. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    What a great retro item!

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