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1970 Jungle Stripe Phone
Price: $29.95
Description There's nothing kittenish about this jungle-stripe sizzler! Bold of color, sleek of line, it lends stalk to your talk. Great way to track your game! molded of high-impact plastic, it sports gold-tone brass fillings.

1970 Jungle Stripe Phone
1970 Wear As You Work Dryer
Price: $16.88
Description Pretty and practical featherweight dryers hang on strap around your waist or over your shoulder like a purse. You can roam about, do chores while your hair dries. Has a long seven-foot cord, a roomy hood, and it is made of high-impact plastic in a vinyl carrying case. The dryer is 250-watts and has a five position temperature control.

1970 Wear As You Work Dryer

1970 Cinema Screen Color TV
Price: $739.95 (w/remote), $639.95 (w/o remote)
Description New 25-inch diagonal screen (315 square inches). There's none bigger! Notice the Cinema-Screen shape. It's more like a movie screen. That's the way TV broadcasts originate. And our new color picture tube gives you over one hundred percent brighter pictures. It's more vivid, more alive than ever.

1970 Cinema Screen Color TV


1971 Food Sealer
Price: $14.95
Description Seal and freeze almost any dish. Great for saving leftovers. Busy homemakers can cook foods at their convenience, serve later. To reheat food, drop frozen bag in boiling water. Foods cook in their own juices in minutes with original flavor and nutrients. It has dozens of other uses too: seal silver; melt cheese or chocolate; sportsmen can seal bait or matches. New two-light system tells when unit is on and when it's ready for use. Comes in curry yellow or parsley green.

1971 Food Sealer
1971 Trash Compactor
Price: $219.95
Description Open drawer and dump refuse into plastic-lined bag. When you close drawer, a deodorant automatically sprays over refuse to help control bacteria and odors. When you're ready to compact, push the button. A powerful ram, driven by 1/3-HP motor, moves down with 2000 lbs of force to compact the trash to one-fourth its original volume. Keep tossing in trash and compacting until bag is full. Side latch of drawer releases so you can easily lift out bag and replace it with a fresh one. Seal full bag for local pick-up; average weight 30 lbs. Holds approximately as much as three 20-gallon trash cans. Takes bottles, bones, cans, food waste--almost anything. Colors include tawny gold white, coppertone or avocado.

1971 Trash Compactor


1972 Classic Cook Center
Price: $474.95
Description Lower oven with automatic cleaning cycle and door lock. Also includes removable COOL-FLOW door, light, broil pan and grid. Big storage drawer. Upper oven features black glass door, light, broil pan and grid. Non-drip, lift-up cooktop for easy cleaning.. two 8-inch, two 6-inch, plug-in surface units. Two appliance outlets (1 timed). Fluorescent work light. Control panel includes automatic clock and one hour timer. Colors include white, coppertone, avocado or tawny gold.

1972 Classic Cook Center
1972 Side by Side Fridge
Price: $704.95
Description Three fully lighted compartments... 12.8 cubic-foot refrigerator, 4.2 cubic-foot freezer and the unique 3.7 cubic-foot convertible compartment that switches from freezer to refrigerator to meet your immediate storage requirements. Refrigerator section features space-master interior with two full width and two half-width adjustable shelves. For specialized storage needs, a porcelain enameled meat keeper, 2 egg bins, humidrawer, sliding bottle shelf. Colors come in white, coppertone, tawny gold or avocado.

1972 Side by Side Fridge



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1973 Crockery Cooker
Price: $17.79
Description Good, old-fashioned slow-cooking without all the bother. Crockery cooker lets you cook all day while you work, shop or play... helps make inexpensive cuts of meat taste succulent and tender. Automatic heat control helps keep the pot at the exact temperature you select so there's no danger of burning. Heat control has 3 settings-low, medium, high. Four quart brown stoneware pot and curry yellow heating base can be used as one unit or separately. Pot is immersible. Enamel-finish steel heating base. Walnut finish wood handles.

1973 Crockery Cooker
1973 Portable Tape Player
Price: $44.50
Description Great-looking, great sounding "mini" component-type 8-track stereo tape player. Plays all pre-recorded 8-track cartridges.. listen to your favorite music in exciting stereo in the comfort of your living room. Rosewood-finished plastic cabinet makes this unit a great addition to any living room. You get terrific stereo sound from two big 4-inch speakers in separate mahogany plastic closures. Separate volume controls for each speaker and tone control let you select the level of sound you desire.

1973 Portable Tape Player


1974 Portable TV
Price: $264.88
Description One-hundred percent solid state chassis means no tubes to burn out ever, no fragile tube filaments to jar loose when you move set. In-line picture tube means precise convergence of light beams on screen's color phosphor stripes for sharp focus, dramatic color. Eliminates dozens of parts used in conventional color portables, too. Automatic fine tuning locks in signal for best picture. Efficient chassis delivers 22,500 volts power to 90-square inches of screen, yet draws just 85 watts AC.

1974 Portable TV
1974 Sixteen Speed Blender
Price: $25.88
Description The five cup heat resistant glass container can be washed in a dishwasher. In addition to the seven speeds on the units at right, you can stir, beat, aerate, crumb, mince, grind, pulverize, churn and frappe... all at the push of a button. Removable stainless steel blade assembly. Console base of super tough plastic. Measuring cup in lid. Solid state construction for longer life. Colors come in curry yellow, parsley green or white.

1974 Sixteen Speed Blender


Cassette Recorder
Price: $49.95
Description Portable Cassette Recorder uses batteries or house current, 6 buttons include record, rewind, fast forward, play, stop and eject. includes automatic recording level control and plays and records 60 minute cassettes.

Portable Cassette Recorder From The 1970s

Component Stereo
Price: $68.95
Description The latest Stereo Component System from early 70's plays 45 RPM singles with adapter, 4 speed automatic changer, 2 large 5 inch speakers with 12 ft chords for the best in stereo sound quality.

The New Stereo Component System from early 70's



1975 Combo Toaster and Mini-Oven
Price: $24.99
Description You get a two-slice pop-up toaster and a multi-purpose mini-oven that heats to full baking temperature... both in a cabinet not much bigger than a four-slice toaster. Oven is 9 3/4 inches wide; 5 1/4 inches deep and 2 1/2 inches high inside. Has four heating elements. Dual brownness controls for precise color control on toast.. and for heating frozen, refrigerated or non-refrigerated toaster pastries and convenience foods. Tempered glass door. Horizontal grille extends when door opens for easy access to food.

1975 Combo Toaster and Mini-Oven
1975 Electric Fondue Pots
Price: $15.99
Description Electronic burner control accurately measures temperature without burning. Non-stick Teflon II interior. Porcelain enamel-clad kettle. One and a half quart capacity. Anti-spatter cover removes for cheese and other fondues. Signal light. Detachable 6-foot cord, four color-keyed forks, recipe and instruction book. Colors include parsley green, curry yellow, poppy red or brown.

1975 Electric Fondue Pots


1976 Food Processor
Price: $39.99
Description Save time and effort in creating more exciting foods for the family. It's easy and fast to slice thick, thin or shred and grate with three stainless steel discs included. Slice and shred most firm fruits and vegetables, such as apples, peaches, pears, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers. Shred hard cheese like Swiss or Mozzarella. Chop peanuts, walnuts, pecans. Crumb bread and crackers. Two speeds for controlled processing. Extra-large food guide opening efficiently handles hard-to-slice food items such as carrots, celery, cucumbers.

1976 Food Processor
1976 Teflon Coated Popcorn Popper
Price: $9.88
Description This pop corn popper will please the most particular pop corn perfectionists. With most poppers you have to wait until the corn is all popped before you spread the butter. This popper will melt and spread butter on the corn as it is being popped. The result is deliciously buttered pop corn in each handful. Put butter in the lid and corn in the base. When the popping has stopped unplug unit, flip over and use cover as an attractive servicing dish for your delicious, hot buttered pop corn.

1976 Teflon Coated Popcorn Popper


1977 Microwave Oven
Price: $269.95
Description Microwave oven has three power levels-- 300, 450 and 625 watts-- for precise temperature control so you can defrost, simmer, roast, saute, reheat and much more. Walnut-grained vinyl-covered exterior. Side-swing door with window has woodgrained handle and squeeze-activated door release. Latch-type door lock prevents oven from operating when the door is open. Twenty-five minute timer with signal bell. Acrylic-finish oven interior. Oven light so you can check on food without opening the door.

1977 Microwave Oven
1977 Mobile CB and Telephone
Price: $159.00
Description Use as mobile CB or attach to custom AC power supply for base station. Phase-Lock-Loop (PLL) circuitry locks in channel frequency. PLL digital frequency synthesizer generates all forty channels. LED readout has automatic dimmer. Rotary controls. Made of gray and black molded plastic.

1977 Mobile CB and Telephone


1978 Kenmore Dishwasher
Price: $279.95
Description Two-level wash action. Forced air drying can help eliminate spotting. Controls for normal wash, water miser, power miser, pots and pans. Dial control for light wash and plate warm. White porcelain-enameled steel tub interior and door liner. Two vinyl-coated rectangular racks. Stainless steel pulverizer blade. Two detergent cups. Colors come in white, coffee, avocado, golden wheat or almond.

1978 Kenmore Dishwaser
1978 Quick Baker and Hot Dog Maker
Price: $29.99
Description Introducing an all-new way to bake tasty breads, cakes, and muffins. Bakes hot dogs right in their own buns, too! Just pour your batter into baking cavities, add franks or other desired ingredients and bake for six or seven minutes. Then enjoy your homemade treats. Has a black plastic base, five cooking cavities with non-stick coating. Heating elements in stand-up top and bottom for uniform baking.

1978 Quick Baker and Hot Dog Maker


1979 His and Hers Alarm Clock
Price: $68.95
Description Set any two wake-up times you desire... you can wake to radio or to beep-tone alarm or even radio followed by alarm. Built-in calendar displays day, month at the touch of a button, clock can even display a second time zone on demand. Two three-inch stereo speakers built-in for FM stereo sound. Power-failure alert, alarm sounds and time display flashes when power returns to warn that a power failure has occurred. Snooze alarm for nine minutes extra rest, repeats up to one hour. Forward and reverse time-set button for easy settings.

1979 His and Hers Alarm Clock
1979 Three Speed Record Changer
Price: $77.95
Description One-hundred percent solid-state chassis. Automatic record changer plays 33 1/3, 45, or 78-rpm records. Diamond needle. Volume, balance, tone controls. Removable plastic dustcover. 45-rpm adapter for automatic play. Speakers are two 8 3/4 by 4 by 15 inch enclosures, each with four inch speaker and six foot cable. Made of simulated woodgrain vinyl.

1979 Three Speed Record Changer



Some further examples of electric home appliances and music player prices in the 1970's

14 cu foot Fridge Freezer Westinghouse $288 California 1970
8 track record player $169 Illinois 1978
Atari Video Computer System $199 New York 1979
Automatic Phonograph $39.88 Ohio 1971
Car 8 Track Stereo Tape Player $38.99 California 1970
CB Radio $147 Nebraska 1976
CB radio $189 New Jersey 1976
Clock Radio $9.94 Ohio 1971
Clothes Dryer $219 New Jersey 1976
Clothes Washer $199 New Jersey 1976
Crock Pot $9.79 New York 1979
Dishwasher $259 New Jersey 1976
Juice Blender $11.88 Ohio 1971
JVC VHS Video Cassette Recorder $695 New York 1979
Micro Wave Oven $169 New Jersey 1976
Mr Coffee Coffee maker $31.88 Illinois 1978
Olympia adding machine $79.95 California 1970
Polaroid $17.99 New Jersey 1976
Radio with 8 track cassette $98 New Jersey 1976
RCA 23 Inch Color Television $368.88 California 1970
Smith Corona Electric Typewriter $199 New York 1979
Stereo system, AM/FM, 8 track play/record $299.95 New Jersey 1976
Tape Cassette recorder $29.88 Ohio 1971
Television Zenith, 25" color $599 New Jersey 1976
Tiffany Lamp $49.95 Illinois 1978
Toshiba Blackstripe 19 inch TV $338 Illinois 1978
Radio Shack TRS80 Computer $399 Illinois 1978