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1960 Slim Angle TV
Price: $179.95
Description You'll enjoy a larger, movie-like picture on the new Silvertone Suburbanite-- with none of it lost in the corners. You'll see it bright, clear and steady, with natural contrasts. Sound is out front, where it belongs. Dirt can't settle behind the shatterproof safety glass because it's bonded to the face of the picture tube, cutton down on glare and light reflections. The cabinet is less than eleven inches deep and is made of rich wood-grained hardboard. There is a five inch speaker and the screen is twenty-three inches.

1960 Slim Angle Television
1960 Sun Burst Clock
Price: $27.50
Description Dramatically elegant sunburst. Gleaming faceted brass spears radiate from contrasting black banded dial with diamond shaped markers and sweeping contoured brass hands. Clock has a twenty-seven in diameter over-all. Can be placed anywhere and operates on standard flashlight batteries.

1960 Sun Burst Clock


1961 Belt Massager
Price: $94.95
Description Wonderful, gentle exercise for your body. Provides the physical activity to aid circulation and ease fatigue. Relaxation for the entire family. Dual support posts keep heavy cast aluminum bas steady. Non-slip bas mat and four-inch wide webbed belt. Adjust massage stroke for mile, medium or vigorous action. Has a black, baked on enamel finish.

1961 Belt Massager
1961 Lite Alert Wee Alert
Price: $18.95 - $29.47
Description Teach the "wake-up" habit through conditioned response training. It is safe and cannot shock the sleeper, it automatically wakes him when urination begins. For bedwetters three and a half years old through adulthood. It works with two aluminum foil pads that are separated by a sheet and connected to the alarm. First drops of urine complete the circuit and the current to the pads is stopped. The buzzer then sounds and the user awakens and shuts off the buzzer to go to the bathroom. When user gets accustomed to awakening himself, complete cure may soon be realized. Not recommended for persons with organic disorders or normal baby training. Lite Alert has light and volume control for buzzer, Wee Alert just has buzzer.

1961 Lite Alert Wee Alert


1961 Pole Lamps
Price: $9.46 - $17.47
Description Light your way to a more glamorous home with pole lamps. Various styles, shapes and colors are available each ready to match any decor. Choose between lantern style lamps and multiple matching lamps.

1961 Pole Lamps
1962 Stereo Hi-Fi Console
Price: $94.95
Description Not just ordinary stereo with small side speakers, but fully balanced high-fidelity sound. And it's portable, too. Three matched six-inch speakers give you full-range sound treatment, for better instrument placement, better sound, and better stereo. Swing out for dramatic all-in-one stereo or separate for greater depth. High-fidelity stereo amplifiers boost power. Syntronic four speed record changer even shuts itself off after last record has played. Dual-point diamond and synthetic sapphire needle gives you lasting record protection. Volume control, two tone and balance controls. Compact, clean appearance with speaker clips and handle at the read of the cabinet.

1962 Stereo Hi-Fi Console


1962 Washer Dryer Combo
Price: $184.95 (Washer), $129.95 (Dryer)
Description This washer will handle the job easily and safely. It has two custom-care speeds: low gives delicate fabrics the same pampering as if they were done by hand, regular briskly bathes dirt off sturdy fabrics. There is a built-in lint filter and six-vane agitator. Interior fights rust, stains and scratches. The dryer provides high-speed drying and puts an end to wet wash pile-ups. Everything leaves this dryer looking fluffy, feeling soft, and needing far less ironing than usual. The special air temperature perks-up stored clothes and returns outdoor freshness. Has an easy to reach, easy to clean top-mounted lint screen.

1962 Washer Dryer Combo
1963 Electric Cooker
Price: $19.95
Description High-dome, vented cover and big 15x12-inch cooking surface handle large roasts, ham or fowl. Heats quickly for frying, pan-broiling, and sauteing. Makes delicious griddle cakes and grilled foods. Keeps hot foods hot without overcooking and is ideal for any chafing-dish specialty which needs slow, controlled heat. Triple-thick cast aluminum body won't warp, assures quick, even heat distribution. Has automatic heat control, chrome-plated roasting-baking rack, buffet-style black plastic handles with contrasting aluminum trim. Immersible for easy cleaning.

1963 Electric Cooker


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1963 Five Speed Blender
Price: $31.50
Description Like all blenders, this one shreds, grates, pulverizes, chops, grinds, purees, liquifies, blends, and so on. The big difference is that less powerful models take longer to do individual jobs and can't handle as much food at one time. Includes forty-four ounce glass jar with add-a-bit lid for adding ingredients while in operation; threaded collar for mason jars; two handles; spring-action cord; and recipe book. Choose from chrome-plated base, white, yellow, pink, or turquoise.

1963 Five Speed Blender
1964 Maple Veneer Color Entertainment Center
Price: $799.99
Description All channel color TV, you can view all the rich entertainment sights of color plus black and white. Has a six-speaker stereo phonograph handles records so gently and a six-speaker FM/AM radio that brings in regular FM and gets distant AM stations.

1964 Maple Veneer Color Television


1964 Polaroid Camera
Price: $119.95
Description Wonderful film packs load in just seven seconds, and pictures (ten seconds black and white, one minute color) develop outside the camera.. you keep right on shooting while pictures develop. Transistorized shutter, electric-eye automatically set the lens. All you do is focus and shoot. And the model 101 takes the same accessories as the model 100. Comes with cover, flash and case.

1964 Polaroid Camera
1964 Sound Stage Projector
Price: $247.50
Description Take home movies with your regular camera, just as you've always done. Shows home movies at standard 16 frames per second, or commercially available comedies, cartoons and travelogues at 24 frames per second. Just insert your sound or silent film in the starting slot and turn the single switch to start the show. You'll find so much more in your movies when you can hear your family as well as see them. Voices change as much as faces and sound films let you recall good times and good friends best. Besides automatic threading, the projector offers so much more: fast lens, forward, reverse, and still operation; tough, light aluminum body and lid. It has fast rewinding and a built-in 4x6 inch speaker. External speaker jack, phono and mike inputs, record-level indicator. With microphone.

1964 Sound Stage Projector


1965 Bathroom Sink Set-Up
Price: $174.50
Description The warmth and charm of early America made even more enduring by modern American technology. Marbella top looks like marble but is a dense plastic that cleans easier and resists stains and chipping. Plywood sides won't warp. Plastic seal coat protects fruitwood varnish.

1965 Bathroom Sink Set-Up
1965 Teflon Coated Griddle and Oven
Price: $269.95
Description Both Ovens are thermostatically controlled. Full size broiler below. Lower oven has removable Visi-Bake door and both ovens have silicone door seals and interior lights. Backguard with patterned glass panel. Fluorescent lamp and appliance outlet. Electric clock with four-hour timer and a non-stick Teflon coated griddle that is covered up when not in use. Choose from white or shaded coppertone.

1965 Teflon Coated Griddle and Oven


1966 Portable Dishwasher
Price: $239.95
Description No plumbin, no wiring. Rolls to sink, hose snaps onto faucet and it drains into the sink. Same "hurricane" washing with individualized four cycle choice. Includes automatic detergent and rinsing dispensers. Has a maple cutting top that adds decorative and practical work surface. It has an oven-type door and the racks come out separately for easier loading. Colors are white enamel, coppertone enamel, or light beige steel.

1966 Portable Dishwasher
1966 Spanish Pendant Lamp
Price: $57.00
Description Spanish inspired drape-chain pendant has six "hammered" glass panels, two each in blue, amber and amethyst. Elegant antique finish and brass metal parts. The lamp is ten by twenty inches and has a fifteen foot matching chain.

1966 Spanish Pendant Lamp


1967 Portable Television
Price: $99.95
Description Built with tiny current-saving transistors. It uses about seventy-five percent less electricity than tube-type sets. Still its picture is so very bright they're vivid even outdoors. And with transistors, there's no annoying time-lag for warm-up. Black and white picture appears in seconds and the sound is instant. Weighs less than tube-type TVs and it is so easy to carry. Still the set is the most rugged of all the portables and it has a protective face plate, high-impact plastic cabinet, sealed-in solid-state circuits that can't shake loose. Has a four inch speaker and a earphone on cord.

1967 Portable Television
1967 Solid State Phonograph
Price: $47.95
Description "Integrated circuit" is an advanced type of circuit, combining many parts into one for greater reliability, longer life of phono. Instant sound solid state circuitry. Play all four speeds, all size records on intermixing type changer. Padded turntable. High compliance crystal cartridge with dual synthetic sapphire needles. Tone and volume controls with a big five and three-quarter inch speaker for good tone. Plays stereo records monaurally without damaging them. Wood cabinet is covered with aqua-blue imitation leather.

1967 Solid State Phonograph


1968 Side by Side Refrigerator
Price: $499.95
Description Just thirty-two and three-quarter inches wide, but so roomy inside... the exclusive half width Spacemaster shelves adjust to fit any food no matter its shape or size. The doors are reversible and you can hinge them to open both from the sides, both from the center or one each way. A quick change gives the right door opening any kitchen arrangement. Has a select-o-cube ice maker that lets you choose the ice crescent size, a power miser that can be set according to weather to cut operating costs, four adjustable wire baskets on the doors that are great for small items, and two freezer baskets to keep even big cuts of meat in easy reach. Choose from white, shaded coppertone or shaded avocado colors. The freezer holds 6.5 cubic feet and 226 pounds, the refrigerator holds 12.8 cubic feet.

1968 Side by Side Refrigerator
1968 Upright Vacuum
Price: $88.95
Description Combines super-suction of a canister with deep-down cleaning of our famous beater-bar brush. Gives almost twice the vacuum power of any other cleaner. Has three pile adjustments. Beater-bar beats out embedded dirt and high-speed nylon brush sweeps it up, the tremendous suction whisks it into the disposable bag. The dust bag is in plastic housing to eliminate dust puffs. Front panel lifts off for bag changing. Two-position handle release for getting under furniture or to keep cleaner upright in position for storage.

1968 Upright Vacuum


1969 Boil Bag Sealer
Price: $14.95
Description Now you can serve your family complete, hot, delicious, home cooked meals in minutes and do the cooking in your leisure, days, weeks or even months in advance. Almost anything you cook can be put in a boilable bag, sealed and stored in your refrigerator or freezer. Then later, when you're ready to serve an instant party snack or a full course dinner, just drop the bag or bags in boiling water. In minutes your food will be ready, cooked in its own juices with all the original flavor, aroma and nutrients intact. Can be used in dozens of other ways with leftovers, to melt cheese, chocolate or butter, to cook sauces, pudding and candies, preserving baby formulas.

1969 Boil Bag Sealer
1969 Credit Balance Electric Adder
Price: $117.95
Description Credit balance operation... flag indicator lets you know when you subtract to a minus number. Double zero key speeds and simplifies entries. Non-add key for coding tape with employee numbers, etc. Both positive and negative totals, subtotals printed in red on tape. Repeat lever clears automatically with total or subtotal. Digit indicator. Manual back space lever. Removable cord. Cust cover, red-and-black ribbon and tape. Has an avocado color high-impact plastic body.

1969 Credit Balance Electric Adder


1969 Low Silhouette Toilet
Price: $95.00
Description Styled to complement the most fashionable bathroom. Low silhouette tank construction means it can never overflow. One-piece molded finest vitreous china for silent-as-a-whisper operation. Colors include white, light blue, light moss green, sand beige or light pink.

1969 Low Silhouette Toilet
1969 Solid State Blender
Price: $29.95
Description Most experienced cooks rate a blender the most versatile and used of the small appliances. This blender has fine control, the power, the convenience and efficient design features that result in better blending. The plastic container is designed to subject all food to a "cut and fold" cutting action for smoother blending, the surgical steel blades traveling in non-tracking paths produce up to 72,800 cuts per minute for maximum cutting efficiency; the entire unit is exceptionally stable at all speeds. Comes in white, avocado or tawny gold and has seven speeds.

1969 Solid State Blender



Some further examples of electric home appliances and music player prices in the 1950's

Radio Emerson $14.95 New Hampshire 1950
Fridigaire Automatic Washing Machine $299.99 Florida 1952
Kodak Color Pony 135 $36.75 Wisconsin 1954
Sylvania 17-inch Black and White TV $179.95 Wisconsin 1954
Sylvania 21-inch Black and White TV $148.95 Michigan 1955
Regency Gas Range $144.95 New York 1950
Motorola Car Radio $39.95 Wisconsin 1950
Admiral Fridge Freezer $399.95 Michigan 1955
Ronson Electric Shaver $12.88 Nebraska 1958
Singer Sewing Machine $19.95 Ohio 1959
GE Portable Food Mixer $18.95 Wisconsin 1957
Hair Dryer $5.95 California 1959
Stereo Hi-Fi $199.95 California 1959
Steam Iron $9.99 California 1959
4 Speed Stereo and AM FM Stereo $329 California 1959
Automatic Washer and Dryer $320 Ohio 1957
Chest Freezer $269 Ohio 1957
12 Cubic Foot Fridge $339 West Virginia 1956
Roll Round Vacuum Cleaner $49.00 West Virginia 1956
Portable Hi-Fi $99.00 West Virginia 1956
Schick Electric Shaver $14.99 West Virginia 1956
Clock Radio $42.90 Wisconsin 1957
Electric Portable Singer Sewing Machine $19.90 Ohio 1959
Hoover Vacuum Cleaner $79.50 New Jersey 1956
Philco Black and White TV 20-inch $229.95 Kansas 1951