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Tuesday, 02 September, 2008

Advances In TV
(with comments)

in 1948, people dreamed of lying in the bathtub, smoking a cigar, and watching a tiny TV set: Portable Television.

The gentleman shown above luxuriously sprawled in his bathtub is enjoying the newest thing in television-a portable set. (He also is risking electrocution because either a radio or TV set can kill a wet bather if he so much as touches it.)

His set, made by the Sentinel Radio Corporation, has a small collapsible antenna, a 7-inch screen, and sells for $206.90 complete.

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  1. By Blayne. Comment posted 02-Sep-2008 @08:35pm:
    In a concrete lined prison cell.

    Death by ...
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