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Postwar American Television

Motorola VT-71

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(1948 - 7 inch)

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This set was available in many different cabinet finishes, and in both a table top version (shown here) and as a "suitcase" style portable. 7 inch electrostatic sets of this sort were considerably cheaper (about $200) than the 10 and 12 inch models, which cost around $400. 

Popular Mechanics, August 1948