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    Posted 3 years ago

    Buick55
    (45 items)

    Just found this Philco Predicta TV today at a garage sale. Guessing it's about 1959 - 1960 ?
    I don't believe it's in working condition, haven't tried it yet. The overall cosmetics of it are pretty good. I've always admired the 'space age' look of these sets and you don't come across them very often at garage sales so when I spotted this one, at a VERY reasonable price, I just couldn't leave without it.

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      I have had about 4 of these over the years. Love them.
    2. Nicefice, 3 years ago
      Now...That is Cool!! Love It :)
    3. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      Now that is ~ C ~ O ~ O ~ L ~
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      What a great television! I'd have bought it, too.
    5. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      Could be a nice little project to fixed, nice find.
      Extremely scarce.

      Regards
      Alan
    6. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      I would find a spot to put something this cool and I don't have much space.
    7. mareredware mareredware, 3 years ago
      A first for me. I've never seen one. thanks for sharing!
    8. Deano Deano, 3 years ago
      It totally reminds me of the Jetsons! Turn on the TV Elroy! Awesome.
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Very cool!!! My how far televisions have evolved today.
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Jetsons!
    11. Buick55 Buick55, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the interesting comments!
    12. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      Very cool . I love it
    13. mcheconi mcheconi, 3 years ago
      The Predicta tv set was the first vintage object I wanted to have as soon as I saw it for the first time. Unfortunately I was only a kid at that time and didn't have the (small) ammount of cash the owner asked for it. My father wouldn't help either, saying "what will you do with this piece of garbage?" LOL. This is how I lost my Predicta.
    14. Buick55 Buick55, 3 years ago
      mcheconi; I too saw these when I was a kid and always wanted one. I've passed up two of them over the years because they seemed too expensive at the time, this one was very inexpensive ($50) and the condition was really pretty good so I wasn't going to pass this up. Hopefully you will find one someday too.
    15. buckethead buckethead, 3 years ago
      Cool TV

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